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Persian sturgeon

(Acipenser persicus)

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Description

Acipenser persicus is a ray-finned fish species from the family of sturgeons (Acipenseridae).The scientific name of the species was first validly published in 1897 by Borodin.The species is on the Red List of the IUCN as Critical,assessment year 2009.The size of the population is decreasing according to the IUC

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Acipenseriformes
Family:Acipenseridae
Genus:Acipenser
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