Take a look at this photograph. It looks like the cross section of a tooth, but it’s actually a thin slice of a paddlefish jaw. The jaws of paddlefish contain rings, just like trees, showing annual growth. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks takes jaws from paddlefish harvested in Montana to keep track of the fishes’ numbers, ages and population. Paddlefish are a unique species and grow large, making them a target for spring anglers.
Learn more about these fish and FWP’s study of them in my story in the Billings Gazette. https://billingsgazette.com/outdoors/paddlefish-jaws-help-fwp-keep-tabs-on-elusive-fish/article_87296097-9614-5561-a16f-b341c1efb98f.html
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