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Acipenser (greater sturgeons and sturgeons)


Wikipedia Abstract

Acipenser is a genus of sturgeons. With 17 species, many of which are threatened, it is the largest genus in the order Acipenseriformes.
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Acipenser agassizii
Acipenser albertensis
Acipenser alexandri
Acipenser anasimos
Acipenser anthracinus
Acipenser atelaspis
Acipenser ayresii
Acipenser baerii (Siberian sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser brachyrynchus
Acipenser brandtii
Acipenser brevirostrum (Short-nosed little sturgeon) (Vulnerable) (Attributes)
Acipenser buffalo
Acipenser carbonarius
Acipenser caryi
Acipenser cataphractus
Acipenser cayennensis
Acipenser chinensis
Acipenser cincinnati
Acipenser copei
Acipenser dabryanus (Dabry's Sturgeon) (Extinct in the wild) (Attributes)
Acipenser dekayi
Acipenser europeus
Acipenser fulvescens (Lake Sturgeon) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser gigantissimus
Acipenser gillii
Acipenser gueldenstaedtii (Azov-Black sea sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser helenae
Acipenser honneymani
Acipenser husoniformis
Acipenser kaluschka
Acipenser kiangsinensis
Acipenser kirtlandii
Acipenser laevis
Acipenser lamarii
Acipenser lesueurii
Acipenser liopeltis
Acipenser maculosus
Acipenser measius
Acipenser medirostris (Green sturgeon) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser megalaspis
Acipenser microrhynchus
Acipenser mikadoi (Sakhalin sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser molassicus
Acipenser naccarii (Adriatic sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser nertinianus
Acipenser nudiventris (Thorn Sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser obtusirostris
Acipenser oligopeltis
Acipenser ornatus
Acipenser oxyrinchus (Atlantic sturgeon) (Vulnerable) (Attributes)
Acipenser paranasimos
Acipenser persicus (Persian sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser platyrhinus
Acipenser primigenius
Acipenser putnami
Acipenser rafinesquii
Acipenser rauchii
Acipenser rhynchaeus
Acipenser richardsonii
Acipenser rosarium
Acipenser rostellum
Acipenser rostratus
Acipenser rupertianus
Acipenser ruthenus (Sterlet) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser schip
Acipenser schipa
Acipenser schrenckii (Amur sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser schypa
Acipenser sebae
Acipenser seuruga
Acipenser simus
Acipenser sinensis (Sagami sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser stellatus (Stellate Sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser sterleta
Acipenser sturio (Sturgeon) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Acipenser toliapicus
Acipenser transmontanus (White Sturgeon) (Vulnerable) (Attributes)
Acipenser tuberculosus

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0