Chinese sturgeon (Acipenser sinensis)

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Chinese sturgeon fact file

Chinese sturgeon description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAcipenseriformes
FamilyAcipenseridae
GenusAcipenser (1)

Information on the Chinese sturgeon is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Chinese sturgeon status

The Chinese sturgeon is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (December, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org
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Chinese sturgeon, captive  
Chinese sturgeon, captive

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