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Acipenser persicus (Persian sturgeon)

Synonyms: Acipenser guldenstadti persicus
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Wikipedia Abstract

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

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acipenser persicus


Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Protected Areas

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


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]

Range Map

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;



Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <> 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 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2014.1.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access