Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Acipenseriformes > Acipenseridae > Pseudoscaphirhynchus > Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni

Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni (Small Amu-Dar Shovelnose Sturgeon; Little shovelnose sturgeon; Little Amu-Darya shovelnose; Dwarf sturgeon)

Synonyms: Scaphirhynchus hermanni
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Wikipedia Abstract

The dwarf sturgeon, little shovelnose sturgeon, or small Amu-dar shovelnose sturgeon (Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni) is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family. It is found in Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
View Wikipedia Record: Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni


Adult Weight [1]  28 grams
Maximum Longevity [3]  6 years
Migration [2]  Potamodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Amudarya Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 152861 Lebap, Turkmenistan  

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
3Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0