Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Acipenseriformes > Family: Acipenseridae > Genus: Acipenser > Species: Acipenser baerii baerii

Siberian sturgeon - Acipenser baerii baerii Brandt, 1869

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Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements
Valid parent species Acipenser baerii


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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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
Esturgeon sibérien French Fishbase
Jesiotr syberyjski Polish Fishbase
Siberian sturgeon English Fishbase
Sibirischer Stör German Fishbase
Sibirisk stör Swedish Fishbase
Sibirsk stør Norwegian Fishbase
Siperiansampi Finnish Fishbase
Sturion de Siberia Romanian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acipenser baeri Brandt, 1869
Acipenser baieri Brandt, 1869
Acipenser stenorrhynchus baicalensis (non Nikolskii, 1896)

Other resources

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External data

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