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acipenser naccarii adriatic sturgeon

Acipenser naccarii

Acipenser naccarii NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.The Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii) is a species of fish in the family Acipenseridae. It is native to the Adriatic Sea and large rivers which flow in it of Albania, Greece, Italy, and States of former-Yugoslavia. Specimens can be seen in several public aquarium, such the Milan Aquarium, Aquarium Finisterrae, Aquarium of the Po, and Oasis of Sant’Alessio in Lombardy.The Adriatic Sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii) is a thick set fish, growing up to 2 metres but 1.5m is more usual. Weight is 20-25kg. A long lived species, the Adriatic sturgeon has been recorded to reach 50 years of age. Acipenser naccarii has 10-14 dorsal scutes, 32-42 lateral scutes, 8-11 ventral scutes, 36-48 dorsal fin rays and 24-31 anal fin rays. The short snout is wide and rounded at the tip. The colour is grey-brown on the dorsal side

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Detailed information
Full Name: Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Fishes
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 09/04/2014 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Wherever found
Federal register documents
Citation Page
09/04/2014 79 FR 52576 52578 Adding 10 Species to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
No recovery information is available for the Adriatic sturgeon.
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