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Acipenser persicus (Persian sturgeon)

Synonyms: Acipenser guldenstadti persicus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Persian sturgeon (Acipenser persicus) is an endangered species of sturgeon.
View Wikipedia Record: Acipenser persicus

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acipenser persicus

Attributes

Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Khazar Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 658105 Turkmenistan  

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Amphilina foliacea[2]
Cucullanus sphaerocephala <Unverified Name>[2]
Cucullanus sphaerocephalus <Unverified Name>[2]
Eustrongylides excisus <Unverified Name>[2]
Leptorhynchoides plagicephalus[2]
Skrjabinopsolus semiarmatus[2]

Distribution

Asia - Inland waters; Azerbaijan; Black Sea; Caspian Sea; Caspian Sea and the rivers entering it. Also distributed along the eastern Black Sea (Ref. 58888). Considered to be endangered (Ref. 6866). International trade restricted (<b>CITES</b> II, since 1.4.98; <b>CMS</b/> Appendix II).; Eurasia: Caspian basin, most abundant in the southern part (Ref. 59043). Also distributed along the eastern Black Sea (Ref. 58888). International trade restricted (<b>CITES</b> II, since 1.4.98; <b>CMS</b/> Appendix II).; Europe - Inland waters; Georgia; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Kazakhstan; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Palearctic; Russian Federation; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Volga;

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Citations

Species recognized by , , FishBase 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 1Myers, 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 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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