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U.S. Postal Commemorative, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
St. Louis, Missouri
The white sturgeon is the largest freshwater fish in North America. One record-setting specimen from the Snake River in Idaho, in the 19th century, reportedly weighed 1500 pounds. The white sturgeon typically reaches about 12 feet in length.
Wonders of America: Land of Superlatives Stamp Series@2005 United States Postal Service. All rights reserved. Used with Permission.
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Image courtesy of Jim Roberts, GVCC