Pseudoscaphirhynchus fedtschenkoi (Kessler, 1872)
Syr Darya sturgeon
photo by Hilton, E.J.

Family:  Acipenseridae (Sturgeons), subfamily: Acipenserinae
Max. size:  65 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: Endemic to Syr Darya basin of the Aral Sea (Ref. 35924). Considered endangered or extinct by authors (Ref. 6866).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 24 October 2009 (C2a(i,ii); D) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 03.02.94
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.03.06
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 28.04.94

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