Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus)

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Pallid sturgeons at the Gavin's Point National Fish Hatchery, USA
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Pallid sturgeon fact file

Pallid sturgeon description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAcipenseriformes
FamilyAcipenseridae
GenusScaphirhynchus (1)

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Pallid sturgeon status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (February, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Pallid sturgeons at the Gavin's Point National Fish Hatchery, USA  
Pallid sturgeons at the Gavin's Point National Fish Hatchery, USA

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