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).




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Acipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1815

Atlantic sturgeon; EsturiĆ³n del Atlantico.

Original description as Acipenser oxyrhynchus:


  • 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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