No More trophy Sturgeon

$400.00

No More trophy Sturgeon, Etching, 38 x 51 cm, 2017

This print was created for the AB Wild Endangered Species portfolio and was published in 2019 by the University of Calgary Arts Department.

The printed edition is 25 and some Artist Proofs are available for sale. This strong etching has a delicate aqua-to-white gradient printed on white cotton rag paper.

Lake Sturgeon in Alberta are ranked as Threatened under the provincial Wildlife Act, and as Endangered by the national Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC 2006). The 2013 Alberta Fish Sustainability Index (FSI) assessment confirmed these conservation designations. In summary, Lake Sturgeon are increasing from the critically low population levels of the past century, but are still in low numbers with few older adults. Healthy rivers and careful angling practices will continue to be necessary to maintain their recovery.

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