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Detroit River lake sturgeon measures nearly 7 feet and weighs 240 pounds

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Jennifer Johnson, a member of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey crew, lies down beside a massive lake sturgeon that was pulled from the Detroit River recently. The sturgeon was tagged with a microchip and released back into the river. (Jason Fischer/USFWS)

And the fish, which was caught by a USFWS crew and could be more than 100 years old, is still out there as it was released back into the river.

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