John G. Shedd Aquarium

Partner Address: 

1200 S Lake Shore Dr

City, State, Zip: 

Chicago, IL 60605

Partner Phone: 


Partner Contact: 

Kelsey Ryan, Coordinator, Communications & Public Relations

The Lake Sturgeon

Image of The Lake Sturgeon
Though it sounds like a Great Lakes legend, the Lake Sturgeon is a real, if seldom seen, native of Illinois waters. The largest fish species in the Great Lakes, they can grow to nine feet long and 275 pounds, although four feet and 50 pounds is more typical.
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