WoRMS taxon details

Acipenser brevirostrum Lesueur, 1818

157869  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157869)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution St. John River, NB to Saint Johns River, Florida  
Distribution St. John River, NB to Saint Johns River, Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Acipenser brevirostrum Lesueur, 1818. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157869 on 2019-06-20
Date
action
by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2017-07-06 07:01:09Z
changed
2017-07-20 07:00:16Z
changed
2017-08-18 10:28:24Z
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basis of record Robins, C. R.; Ray, G. C.; Douglass, J.; Freund, R. (1986). A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. <em>Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.</em> 1-354. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on bottoms organisms including molluscs, gastropods and clams [details]

Distribution St. John River, NB to Saint Johns River, Florida [details]

Habitat Anadromous species; found mainly in river mouths, tidal rivers, estuaries and bays. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social & Scientific- Minor commercial, eggs used as caviar; gamefish  [details]

Reproduction External fertilization; spawns between mid May and mid June [details]
 

LanguageName 
English shortnose sturgeon  [details]