Lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)

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Lake sturgeon fact file

Lake sturgeon description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAcipenseriformes
FamilyAcipenseridae
GenusAcipenser (1)

Information on the lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

French
Esturgeon Jaune.
Spanish
Esturión Lacustre.
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Lake sturgeon status

The lake sturgeon is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (March, 2011)
    http://www.cites.org
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