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Acipenser naccarii (Adriatic sturgeon)

Synonyms: Acipenser heckelii; Acipenser ladanus; Acipenser naccari; Acipenser nardoi; Acipenser nasus; Acipenser platycephalus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii) is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family. It is found in Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, and Slovenia. It can be found at the Milan Aquarium, Aquarium Finisterrae, Aquarium of the Po, and the protected area of Oasis of Sant'Alessio in Lombardy. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss and overfishing.
View Wikipedia Record: Acipenser naccarii

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acipenser naccarii

Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Migration [2]  Anadromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Boschi del Ticino 50788 Italy  
Castelnuovo Bocca d'Adda 408 Italy  
Delta del Po 61806 Italy  
Fiume Po - tratto vercellese alessandrino 34859 Italy  
Fiume Po da Rio Boriacco a Bosco Ospizio 14018 Italy  
Fiume Po da Stellata a Mesola e Cavo Napoleonico 7759 Italy  
Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona 6593 Italy  
Isola Boscone 343 Italy  
Isola Maria Luigia 1374 Italy  
Laguna di Marano e Grado 40434 Italy  
Laguna di Venezia 136417 Italy  
Parco Regionale Oglio Sud 9941 Italy  
Po da Albaredo Arnaboldi ad Arena Po 2241 Italy  
Po di Corte S. Andrea 334 Italy  
Po di Monticelli Pavese e Chignolo Po 719 Italy  
Po di Pieve Porto Morone 82 Italy  
Po di San Rocco al Porto 326 Italy  
Riserva Regionale Bosco Ronchetti 741 Italy  
Riserva Regionale Garzaia di Pomponesco 237 Italy  
Riserva Regionale Lanca di Gerole 2916 Italy  
Sacca di Goro, Po di Goro, Valle Dindona, Foce del Po di Volano 12039 Italy  
Senna Lodigiana 808 Italy  
Spinadesco 2567 Italy  
Vallazza 1310 Italy  
Valle del Ticino 16302 Italy  
Viadana, Portiolo, San Benedetto Po e Ostiglia 17848 Italy  

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Amphilina foliacea[3]
Distomum ellipticum <Unverified Name>[3]
Leptorhynchoides plagicephalus[3]
Pomphorhynchus laevis[3]
Skrjabinopsolus semiarmatus[3]

Distribution

Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Europe - Inland waters; Europe: Adriatic Sea and its tributaries between Po (Italy) and Buna (Albania) drainages. Recorded from Corfu; present in lowermost part of Adriatic rivers from Soca to Drin. Records from Tyrrhenian slope of Italy, Spain and France are erroneous. .In Appendix II of the Bern Convention (strictly protected fauna). International trade restricted (<b>CITES</b> II, since 1.4.98; <b>CMS</b> Appendix II). Only a single surviving naturally- spawning population at confluence of Ticino and Po; occasional records from Adriatic Sea and coastal rivers; spawning populations survived in Albania, but have possibly been extirpated. Status of threat: critically endangered.; Europe: Adriatic Sea in Italy, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; questionably enters the Guadiana River in Portugal and Spain (Ref. 3397). In Appendix II of the Bern Convention (strictly protected fauna). International trade restrict; Europe: Adriatic Sea in Italy, Albania, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; questionably enters the Guadiana River in Portugal and Spain (Ref. 3397). In Appendix II of the Bern Convention (strictly protected fauna). International trade restricted (<b>CITES</b> II, since 1.4.98; <b>CMS</b> Appendix II). Found in Po river basin (Ref. 42845). Recent DNA studies using museum specimens revealed that this species co-exists with <i>A. sturio</i> from the Adriatic Sea to the Iberian Peninsula (Ref. 52173). Occurrence along the coasts of northwest Greece is doubtful (Ref. 41624).; Italy; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Palearctic; Serbia and Montenegro; Slovenia; Spain;

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Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Grenouillet, G. & Schmidt-Kloiber., A.; 2006; Fish Indicator Database. Euro-limpacs project, Workpackage 7 - Indicators of ecosystem health, Task 4, www.freshwaterecology.info, version 5.0 (accessed on July 3, 2012). 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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