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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The International Union for Conservation of Nature has listed the fish as critically endangered and has suggested that the increased provision of hatcheries could be of benefit. The Persian Sturgeon has an elongated, bulky body with a bluish tint.

Persian sturgeon

Siberian sturgeon Acipenser baerii. Other than at times of spawning the sturgeon is a bottom dweller in the mud or sand. Very high vulnerability 87 of Information on the Persian sturgeon is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. The eating habits of the sturgeon change throughout its life.

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Modified by Binohlan, Crispina B. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Sign up to acipenssr newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Breeds in strong-current habitats in main course of large and deep rivers on stone or gavel bottom.

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Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; anadromous Ref. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus.


IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. One such solution to this problem would be governmental or non-governmental subsidies to aid hatcheries in the artificial reproduction of the Persian sturgeon. Juvenile stay in riverine habitats during their first summer Ref. Views Read Edit View history. 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.

If you are able to acipfnser please contact: Polyodon American paddlefish P. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Deeplyfish- fishes of the world. At approximately age 2—3 years many feed on crabs or fish, and finally in adulthood the Persian sturgeon acipebser is primarily fish. Acipenser Siberian sturgeon A. Acipenser persicus Borodin Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years Preliminary K or Fecundity.

The Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus is a species of fish in the family Acipenseridae. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. It may NOT be used within Apps.

Acipenser persicus

Populations may also occur in tributaries and rivers inbound to the Caspian Sea. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. This page was last edited on 22 Augustat The sturgeon mainly reproduces in the VolgaKuraAraksand Ural rivers. Adults migrating to breed take the path of short, fast flowing mountain rivers Ref.


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Share perskcus image — Hide sharing options. Syr Darya sturgeon P. The Persian sturgeon is a heterotroph equipped with tactile and gustatory receptors; when feeding it simply sucks in its food.

Sperm motility and fertilizing ability in the Persian sturgeon Acipenser persicus. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Maximum reported length for female is Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: The threats faced by this fish include excessive fishing with the removal of immature fish before they have bred, damming of the rivers, loss of spawning areas and water pollution. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. This information is awaiting authentication by perscius species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

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