Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Acipenseriformes > Family Acipenseridae > Genus Acipenser

Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcipenserLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: blini me yje; blini turigjatë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: pastruga; pastrugа; Пъструга sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: spitssnuitsteur
 English: sevruga; star sturgeon; starry sturgeon; stellate sturgeon; Севрюга звичайна sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;FAO. FAO Species Identification and Data Programme (SIDP). Aquatic Species Fact Sheets.
 English-United States: Sevruga; Star sturgeon; Starry sturgeon; Stellate sturgeon sources: english PESI focal point
 French: esturgeon étoilé; sevruga sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Scherg; Sternhausen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Αστροξυρίχι; Αστροξυρύχι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: storione stellato sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: žvaigždėtasis eršketas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: siewruga sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: pastruga sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: Осетр севрюга; севрюга sources: A.Boltachev & E. Karpova, IBSS NAS Ukraine;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: sevruga sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: esturión estrellado sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Осетер севрюга; Севрюга; Севрюга звичайна

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2010). Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771. In: Nicolas Bailly (2010). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126278

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304326

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex V EU Habitat Directive Annex V: Species of community interest whose taking in the wild and exploitation may be subject to management measures.
IUCN:
Red List status CR 2009This species is critically endangered and is considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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2008-01-15 by Dr Jorg Freyhof & by Nicolas Bailly

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