Taxon profile


Huso huso (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Acipenseriformes »  family Acipenseridae - sturgeons »  genus Huso

Scientific synonyms

Acipenser huso Linnaeus, 1758
Acipenser albula Forster, 1767
Acipenser beluga Forster, 1767
Huso huso caspicus Babushkin, 1942
Huso ichthyocolla Bonaparte, 1846
Huso huso maeoticus Sal'nikov & Malyatskii, 1934
Huso huso orientalis Lelek, 1987
Huso huso ponticus Sal'nikov & Malyatskii, 1934
Acipenser schypa Bonnaterre, 1788
Acipenser schypa Gmelin, 1789

Other names

= European Sturgeon
= Giant Sturgeon
= Great Sturgeon
= Hausen

Critically Endangered CR


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2067]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/11992]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Huso huso (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304329]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Huso huso (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Huso huso (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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species extinct in area described by check-list