Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)

French: Esturgeon À Nez Court
Spanish: Esturión Hociquicorto
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAcipenderiformes
FamilyAcipenseridae
GenusAcipenser (1)

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

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

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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