Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baerii)

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderAcipenseriformes
FamilyAcipenseridae
GenusAcipenser (1)

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2). Subspecies: Acipenser baerii baerii and the Baikal sturgeon (A. b. baicalensis) are listed as Endangered (EN), and the Lena river sturgeon (A. b. stenorrhynchus) is listed as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

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