Grand Rapids (WZZM) -- A new display at the Grand Rapids Public Museum celebrates the Grand River and a threatened native fish. The museum held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Grand Fish Grand River exhibit on Saturday.
It explores how the Great Lakes regions largest and oldest fish, the Lake Sturgeon is now a threatened species. The exhibit features two live lake sturgeon that are 10 months old. They are only about a foot long but when fully matured they can grow to seven feet long. Along with the live fish the museum emphasizes the importance of the fish to the river and ecosystem.
Admission to the Grand Fish Grand River exhibit is free with paid entry into the Grand Rapids Public Museum.