Sturgeon fish found on Norfolk beach

Posted at 9:47 AM, Jul 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-15 09:48:23-04

NORFOLK, Va. - A large Sturgeon fish has been found on a Norfolk beach near 17th Bay Street in the city.

A representative from the Virginia Aquarium confirmed the type of fish found by News 3 viewer Kelly Reynolds.

Norfolk dispatch said that wildlife officials are handling the call.

The fish appears to be around 6-feet-long.

The Virginia Aquarium also said a member of the stranding team will be collecting the fish this morning and it will be brought back to the Va Aquarium. A member of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) will then pick it up.