Acipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758

AphiaID: 126279

Código Natura 2000: 1101

Sturgeon

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Acipenseriformes (Order) > Acipenseridae (Family)

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OMARE records: 0
OBIS records: 63

Geographic distribution

The last known records of sturgeon in Portugal refer to the presence of small specimens (20-30 cm long), during the early 1980s, in the lower Guadiana. The species is considered extinct. In Portugal there are specimens of A. sturio only in museums and in captivity.

Identifying features

Conservation Status

Legislation applicable:

EU Habitats Directive Annex II
EU Habitats Directive Annex IV
Bern Convention Annex II
Revised Annex I of Resolution 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention listing the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures (year of revision 2011)
Bonn Convention Appendix I
Bonn Convention Appendix II
CITES Appendix I
EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora Annex A
Annex II of SPA and Biodiversity Protocol of Barcelona Convention
Initial OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats (Reference Number: 2003-14) in addition to Annex V

Synonyms

Accipenser attilus Rafinesque, 1820

Accipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758

Acipenser attilus Gray, 1851

Acipenser ducissae Duméril, 1870

Acipenser europaeus Brusina, 1902

Acipenser fitzingeri Duméril, 1870

Acipenser fitzingerii Duméril, 1870

Acipenser hospitus Krøyer, 1852

Acipenser laevissimus Duméril, 1870

Acipenser latirostris Parnell, 1831-37

Acipenser milberti Duméril, 1870

Acipenser nehelae Duméril, 1870

Acipenser podapos Duméril, 1870

Acipenser sturioides Malm, 1861

Acipenser thompsonii Ball, 1856

Acipenser valenciennii Duméril, 1870

Acipenser yarrellii Duméril, 1867

Arcipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758

Sturio vulgaris Rafinesque, 1810

Accipenser attilus Rafinesque, 1820
Accipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758
Acipenser attilus Gray, 1851
Acipenser ducissae Duméril, 1870
Acipenser europaeus Brusina, 1902
Acipenser fitzingeri Duméril, 1870
Acipenser fitzingerii Duméril, 1870
Acipenser hospitus Krøyer, 1852
Acipenser laevissimus Duméril, 1870
Acipenser latirostris Parnell, 1831-37
Acipenser milberti Duméril, 1870
Acipenser nehelae Duméril, 1870
Acipenser podapos Duméril, 1870
Acipenser sturioides Malm, 1861
Acipenser thompsonii Ball, 1856
Acipenser valenciennii Duméril, 1870
Acipenser yarrellii Duméril, 1867
Arcipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758
Sturio vulgaris Rafinesque, 1810

Additional information

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International References

original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542 [details]

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

additional source Strøm, H. (1784). Physisk-oeconomisk beskrivelse over Eger-præstegiæld i Aggerhuus-stift i Norge [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 [details]

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2018). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (10/2018)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542 [details]

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