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Pallid sturgeon

(Scaphirhynchus albus)

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Description

Quite similar to European sturgeons,it can be distinguished above all by the very thin and acute snout,the thinner caudal peduncle and the upper lobe of the elongated caudal fin.

Taxonomic tree:

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