Shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus)

Also known as: Sand Sturgeon
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAcipenseriformes
FamilyAcipenseridae
GenusScaphirhynchus (1)

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

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

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  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org