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Acipenser schrenckii
(amur sturgeon)

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Acipenser schrenckii (amur sturgeon)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 25 June 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Acipenser schrenckii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • amur sturgeon
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Acipenser schrenckii Brandt, 1869

Preferred Common Name

  • amur sturgeon

Other Scientific Names

  • Acipenser baeri schrencki Brandt, 1869
  • Acipenser schrencki Brandt, 1869
  • Acipenser schrenki Brandt, 1869
  • Sturio schrenckii (Brandt, 1869)

International Common Names

  • Russian: amurskii osetr

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Amurstör
  • Japan: amûru-chôzame
  • Poland: jesiotr amurski

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Acipenseriformes
  •                         Family: Acipenseridae
  •                             Genus: Acipenser
  •                                 Species: Acipenser schrenckii

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaPresentNativeFroese and Pauly, 2004
MongoliaPresentNativeFroese and Pauly, 2004

Europe

Russian FederationPresentNativeFroese and Pauly, 2004

Threatened Species

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Threatened SpeciesConservation StatusWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Acipenser sinensis (chinese sturgeon)CR (IUCN red list: Critically endangered) CR (IUCN red list: Critically endangered)Competition (unspecified); PredationNational Marine Fisheries Service, 2013
Huso dauricus (kaluga)CR (IUCN red list: Critically endangered) CR (IUCN red list: Critically endangered)China; Russian FederationHybridizationNational Marine Fisheries Service, 2013

Risk and Impact Factors

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  • Competition
  • Hybridization
  • Predation

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