Adult jumping out of the water
Adult of Acipenser oxyrhynchus jumping out of the water in Florida [USA]. iNaturalist observation 26558201.Photo by Joshua Doby. (06-Jun-2020).

Family
Acipenseridae

Genus
Acipenser

Status
valid


Last updated on:
19-Sep-2012

Acipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1815

Atlantic sturgeon; EsturiĆ³n del Atlantico.


Original description as Acipenser oxyrhynchus:

ZooBank:32517298-3FCD-462F-9A3C-88A54A65720C.

  • Mitchill, S.L. 1815. "The fishes of New York described and arranged". Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New York. v. 1, pp. 355-492 (ffm04539)

Conservation: Acipenser oxyrhynchus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (NT) near threatened (2006).

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