Rare sturgeon found along Connecticut River in Lyme

Apr 30th, 2014 | By | Category: General

The rare nearly 7-foot-long Atlantic sturgeon that weighs about 100 pounds was found Saturday near Elys Ferry Road.

“It had been here a while, it started to decay…started to smell,” said eyewitness Gary Weed.

This fish is labeled an endangered species by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

For more on this story, visit: Rare sturgeon found along Connecticut River in Lyme – WFSB 3 Connecticut.

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