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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser brevirostrum Lesueur, 1818 
AphiaID: 157869

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenseriformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenseridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenserinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser brevirostris Lesueur, 1818 (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshortnose sturgeon  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenserid herpesvirus 2 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichelesthium oblongum (Abildgaard, 1794) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (114 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (227 nucleotides; 26 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on bottoms organisms including molluscs, gastropods and clams [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution St. John River, NB to Saint Johns River, Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Anadromous species; found mainly in river mouths, tidal rivers, estuaries and bays. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social & Scientific- Minor commercial, eggs used as caviar; gamefish  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction External fertilization; spawns between mid May and mid June [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157869
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Acipenser brevirostrum Lesueur, 1818. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157869 on 2014-10-22
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