Acipenser

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Acipenser
Temporal range: Campanian to Present[1]
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Atlantic sturgeon
(Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Acipenseriformes
Family: Acipenseridae
Genus: Acipenser
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

17, see text

Acipenser is genus of sturgeons. With 17 species, many of which are threatened, it is the largest genus in the order Acipenseriformes.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 

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External links[edit]

  • Data related to Acipenser at Wikispecies
  • Media related to Acipenser at Wikimedia Commons
  • The dictionary definition of acipenser at Wiktionary