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

Acipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • coastal
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 5042

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

World

Near Threatened

Europe

Not evaluated

EU

Not evaluated

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

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE1652301 Germany Pommersche Bucht mit Oderbank Map
DE1552401 Germany SPA Pommersche Bucht Map
DE1749302 Germany Greifswalder Boddenrandschwelle und Teile der Pommerschen Bucht Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) (All species not mentioned in Annex IV) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) http://www.cites.org/eng
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention) http://www.helcom.fi/action-areas/species-and-habitats

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2014-11-18 Lithuania Report for Habitats Directive 2011-2012 Report for Habitats Directive 2011-2012
2012-10-03 Lithuania LT_HABderogations_2010 LT_HAB_report_for_2010.xml
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Acipenser oxyrinchus
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