Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Acipenseriformes > Family: Acipenseridae > Genus: Huso > Species: Huso dauricus

Great Siberian sturgeon - Huso dauricus (Georgi, 1775)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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Critically Endangered


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Amurinkitasampi Finnish Fishbase
Great Siberian sturgeon English Fishbase
Huso sturgeon English Fishbase
Kaluga English Fishbase
Kaluga Polish Fishbase
Kaluga Russian Fishbase
Kaluga-Hausen German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acipenser dauricus Georgi, 1775
Acipenser orientalis Pallas, 1814
Huso orientalis (Pallas, 1814)
Acipenser mantschuricus Basilewsky, 1855

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External data

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