This Is The Biggest Creature In The Great Lakes
You probably remember hearing about Michigan's biggest predator, but we were talking in terms of what does the most damage in the Great Lakes, we didn't mean pure size.
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But do you know what is the biggest creature in terms of size in the great lakes?
The Biggest Creature In The Great Lakes
Here in Michigan, you don't have too much to worry about when you go and take a swim in our Great Lakes. Sure, there are some things you should watch for, but it's not like you need to worry about alligators, crocodiles, or snakes.
The only scene you may encounter is the one similar to what is above.
Peaceful and serene.
So, what could be lurking in the waters that are bigger than most other things?
The Lake Sturgeon - Michigan's Biggest Creature
You may be a little startled if it decides to swim past your feet, as the Lake Sturgeon is rather big in size. On average, they can be anywhere between six and three feet in length.
They will also weigh anywhere between 30-100lbs.
As you can see above, Lake Sturgeon aren't a very small breed of fish.
Lake Sturgeon Also Have A Long Life Span
The creature that swims in the great lakes, which is one of the biggest, also happens to live anywhere between 50-80 years of age.
The fish themselves, aren't much of a looker species either, but they do get the royal title of biggest fish in the Great Lakes.