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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1814 
AphiaID: 157870

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser Linnaeus, 1758
Sources 
source of synonymy Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic sturgeon  [details]
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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrhynchus desotoi Vladykov, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrhynchus oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichelesthium oblongum (Abildgaard, 1794) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (130 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
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 bottom organisms such as plants, insect larvae, crustaceans, molluscs and annelid worms [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Hamilton River, Labrador to northeastern Florida [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Anadromous; spends first 3-4 years in freshwater, then migrates to sea and returns to spawn in freshwater [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Silver lamprey [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction External fertilization; egg count ranges from 800,000 to 2.4 million [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157870
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2005-12-29 12:06:28Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-06-16 07:05:49Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Acipenser oxyrhynchus Mitchill, 1814. 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=157870 on 2014-08-01
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