Acipenser is a genus of sturgeons. Although the name Baltic sturgeon sometimes has been use . It is anadromous and breeds in rivers. Their main diet includes crustaceans, worms, and mollusks.

This species is also known to migrate up the river when it is . Landlocked populations in Lakes Ladoga and Onega (Russia), both now extirpated.

Research is still ongoing. Aquaculture has resulted in intentional and accidental introductions throughout Europe. To cite this Myers, P. The Animal Diversity Web (online).

Sturgeons are large, freshwater or anadromous fishes of north temperate regions. A row of four barbels extending across . Texas AM Press, College Station, Texas. Swedish Taxonomic Database.

From Latin acipēnser (“sturgeon”). Other Taxonomic Groupings. Vertebrata – subphylum . An evolutionarily primitive species, dating back at least 70 . Introduced throughout Europe. Order: ACIPENSERIFORMES. The species matures sexually between 8-years and most female spawners in the . Panagiotopoulou H(1) , Austin JD(1), Zalewska K(1), Gonciarz M(1), Czarnogórska K(1), Gawor J(1), Weglenski P(1), Popovic D(1).

Author information: (1)Museum and Institute of . Atlantic sturgeon (top) and shortnose . The current study examines the differential expression of transcripts . IUCN CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (CR). Facts about this animal. In the sea, Russian sturgeons live mainly near the shore over sand and mud. They are usually solitary, but . This sturgeon has an olive-black upper body and a white belly.

The elongated body tapers to a narrow pointed tip at the snout and lacks scales, apart from the five rows of whitish . Appearance: Snout unusually short and rounded for a sturgeon.

Gulf of Mexico sturgeon. Row of four barbels closer . Malossol Caviar is among the finest caviar in the world. All of our caviar is produced from sturgeon raised at our farm on the banks of the pristine waters of the Rio Negro.