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Acipenser  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161065

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): sturgeons [English]
 
    greater sturgeons [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassChondrostei  – paddlefishes, sturgeons  
                            OrderAcipenseriformes  – sturgeons, spoonfishes, paddlefishes  
                               SuborderAcipenseroidei   
                                  FamilyAcipenseridae  – sturgeons, esturgeons, esturiones  
                                     SubfamilyAcipenserinae   
                                        GenusAcipenser Linnaeus, 1758 – sturgeons, greater sturgeons  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Acipenser albertensis Lambe, 1902  
                                           Species Acipenser baerii Brandt, 1869 – Siberian sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser brevirostrum Lesueur, 1818 – shortnose sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser dabryanus Duméril, 1869 – Yangtze sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser fulvescens Rafinesque, 1817 – lake sturgeon, esturgeon jaune 
                                           Species Acipenser gueldenstaedtii Brandt and Ratzeburg, 1833 – Russian sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser kikuchii Jordan and Snyder, 1901  
                                           Species Acipenser medirostris Ayres, 1854 – green sturgeon, esturión verde 
                                           Species Acipenser multiscutatus Tanaka, 1908 – Japanese sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser naccarii Bonaparte, 1836 – Adriatic sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser nudiventris Lovetsky, 1828 – thorn sturgeon, ship sturgeon, spiny sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser ornatus Leidy, 1873  
                                           Species Acipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815 – Gulf sturgeon, esturión del Atlántico, esturgeon noir, Atlantic sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser persicus Borodin, 1897  
                                           Species Acipenser ruthenus Linnaeus, 1758 – sterlet 
                                           Species Acipenser schrenckii Brandt, 1869  
                                           Species Acipenser sinensis Gray, 1835 – Chinese sturgeon, Sagami sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771 – sevruga, stellate sturgeon, star sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758 – Baltic sturgeon, European sturgeon 
                                           Species Acipenser toliapicus Agassiz, 1844  
                                           Species Acipenser transmontanus Richardson, 1836 – esturión blanco, white sturgeon 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Acipenser    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Jan-2004, website (version 05-Jan-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bemis, William E., Eric K. Findeis, and Lance Grande  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: An overview of Acipensiformes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Environmental Biology of Fishes, vol. 48   
  Page(s): 25-71   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0378-1909   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jordan, David Starr, Barton Warren Evermann, and Howard Walton Clark  
  Publication Date: 1930   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of the fishes and fishlike vertebrates of North America north of the northern boundary of Venezuela and Colombia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries for the fiscal year 1928   
  Page(s): 670   
  Publisher: United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Reprinted 1955   
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acipenser   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: sturgeons[English]   
       

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