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 albula Forster, 1767
Acipenser beluga Forster, 1767
Acipenser huso Linnaeus, 1758
Acipenser schypa Bonnaterre, 1788
Acipenser schypa Gmelin, 1789
Acipenser shyp Forster, 1767
Acipenser vallisnerii Molin, 1851
Huso huso caspicus Babushkin, 1942
Huso huso maeoticus Sal'nikov & Malyatskii, 1934
Huso huso orientalis Lelek, 1987

Other names

= European Sturgeon
= Giant Sturgeon
= Great Sturgeon
= Hausen

Critically Endangered


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


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 ARKive [/beluga/huso-huso/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 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