Acipenser fulvescens, Lake sturgeon : fisheries, aquaculture, gamefish, aquarium

Acipenser fulvescens Rafinesque, 1817

Lake sturgeon
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> Acipenseriformes (Sturgeons and paddlefishes) > Acipenseridae (Sturgeons) > Acipenserinae
Etymology: Acipenser: Latin, acipenser = sturgeon, 1853 (Ref. 45335);  fulvescens: From the words Acipenser, meaning sturgeon and fulvescens, yellowish (Ref. 10294)  More on author: Rafinesque.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Οικολογία

; Γλυκού νερού; Υφάλμυρο βενθικό(ς); ποταμόδρομος (Ref. 51243); εύρος βάθους 5 - 9 m (Ref. 117245), usually - m (Ref. ).   Temperate; 0°C - ; 60°N - 30°N, 100°W - 71°W

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North America: St. Lawrence-Great Lakes, Hudson Bay, and Mississippi River basins. CMS Appendix II).

Length at first maturity / Μέγεθος / Βάρος / Age

Maturity: Lm 97.0, range 90 - 120 cm
Max length : 274 cm TL αρσενικό/απροσδιόριστο; (Ref. 5723); common length : 97.5 cm TL αρσενικό/απροσδιόριστο; (Ref. 12193); μεγ. δημοσιευμένο βάρος: 125.0 kg (Ref. 3672); μεγ. αναφερόμενη ηλικία: 152 έτη (Ref. 72475)

Short description Μορφολογία | Μορφομετρία

Single row of preanal shields. Soft area on the top of the head absent and black viscera. Large blotches present on anterior half of upper surface of snout and on back. Lower surface whitish (Ref. 37032). Anal fin origin behind dorsal fin origin; scutes on back and along side same color as skin (Ref. 86798).

Βιολογία     Γλωσσάρι (π.χ. epibenthic)

Inhabits bottom of lakes and large rivers (Ref. 10294), usually in 5-9 m depth, over mud, sand, and gravel. Occasionally enters brackish water. A specimen caught in 1952 was reputed to have been 152 years old (Ref. 6866). Search for food, with the aid of the sensory ability of the barbels, by constantly moving close to the substrate. Omnivorous, virtually anything edible that enters the mouth is sucked up and consumed. The food is worked or pulled in the mouth, often partly ejected and sucked in again (Ref. 1998). Spawning sites are rocky and boulder filled areas along the outside bend of rivers (Ref. 41542). Smoked and in 1951, Canada, 2,000 lbs. of caviar were made from the eggs (Ref. 37032). Threatened due to over harvesting, habitat loss and pollution (Ref. 58490).

Life cycle and mating behavior Γεννητική Ωρίμανση | Αναπαραγωγή | Γεννοβολία | Αβγά | Γονιμότητα | Προνύμφες

Spawning sites are rocky and boulder filled areas along the outside bend of rivers (Ref. 41542).

Main reference Upload your references | Αναφορές | Συντονιστής | Συνεργάτες

Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 30 April 2004

CITES


Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

αλιεία: Εμπορικό(ά); Υδατοκαλλιέργειες: πειραματικό; αλιεία αναψυχής: ναί; Ενυδρείο: Δημόσια ενυδρεία
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00282 (0.00219 - 0.00363), b=3.18 (3.13 - 3.23), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Τροφικό Επίπεδο (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.49 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 49.9 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 2 growth studies.
Ελαστικότητα (Ref. 120179):  Πολύ χαμηλό, ελάχιστος χρόνος για διπλασιασμό πληθυσμού > 14 έτη (tm=16-26; tmax=97; K=0.04; Fec=50,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (89 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.