Detailed information on species

Acipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758

Taxonomic information
  • Common name
    Sturgeon
  • Phylum
    Chordata
  • Class
    Actinopterygii
  • Order
    Acipenseriformes
  • Family
    Acipenseridae
  • Scientific name
    Acipenser sturio Linnaeus, 1758
Species information
Usage information
  • Use
    aquaculture, stocking mainly or completely for species conservation purposes
  • FAO Species Fact Sheet
    www.fao.org
Threat classification
  • National Red List Status
    extinct
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