Adriatic sturgeon

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Adriatic sturgeon
Acipenser sp.1 - Aquarium Finisterrae.JPG
Adriatic sturgeon with sea lampreys in Sala maremágnum of Aquarium Finisterrae.
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Acipenser naccarii at the Milan Aquarium
Conservation status

Critically endangered, possibly extinct (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Acipenseriformes
Family: Acipenseridae
Genus: Acipenser
Species: A. naccarii
Binomial name
Acipenser naccarii
Bonaparte, 1836

The Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii) is or was a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family. It is found in Albania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, and Slovenia. It can be found at the Milan Aquarium, Aquarium Finisterrae, Aquarium of the Po, and the protected area of Oasis of Sant'Alessio in Lombardy.

Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss and overfishing.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bronzi, P., Congiu, L., Rossi, R., Zerunian, S. & Arlati , G. (2009). "Acipenser naccarii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 January 2014.