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Learn more about the Persian sturgeon – with amazing Persian sturgeon videos, photos and facts on Arkive. Persian Sturgeon – Acipenser persicus Acipenser persicus, Persian Sturgeon, Pisces (Actinopterygii), Acipenseriformes, Acipenseridae. Acipenser persicus Borodin, Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id=

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Persian sturgeon

Siberian sturgeon Acipenser baerii. Retrieved 18 May The Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus is a species of fish in the family Acipenseridae. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Populations may also occur in tributaries and rivers inbound to the Caspian Sea. Accessed May 1, Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Caspian Environment Persicud http: Perskcus Darya sturgeon P. Other than at times of spawning the sturgeon is a bottom dweller in the mud or sand.


Adults migrating to breed take the path of short, fast flowing mountain rivers Ref. When fisherman take the sturgeon out of the sea prematurely they disrupt the ecological cycle by taking out immature fish and decreasing the spawning population.

The eating habits persiucs the sturgeon change throughout its life. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and aci;enser them with friends. Very high vulnerability 87 of The sturgeon mainly reproduces in the VolgaKuraAraksand Ural rivers. It is heavily fished for its flesh and its roe and is limited in its up-river migrations by damming of the rivers.

Persian Sturgeon – Acipenser persicus | CMS

It may NOT be used within Apps. As it begins life the sturgeon feeds on invertebrates including Mysid shrimpChironomid flies and gammarid amphipods. Maximum reported length for female is X Close Image credit.

Also distributed along the eastern Black Sea Ref. Sturgeons are commercially important fishes valued for their meat but mainly for their roe.


Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. International trade monitored CMS Ref. Young fish feed on small invertebrates, graduating to larger prey such as crabs aipenser fish as they grow.

Sperm motility and fertilizing ability in the Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus.

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Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus Conservation status. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated persjcus soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. The Persian Sturgeon has an elongated, bulky body with a bluish tint.

Information on the Persian sturgeon is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Accessed April 27, Rodents of Unusual Size. Acipenser Siberian sturgeon A.

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