name = "Acipenser"
fossil_range = fossilrange|83|0
Campanian to Present [cite journal
last = Sepkoski
first = Jack
authorlink =
coauthors =
title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera
journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology
volume = 364
issue =
pages = p.560
publisher =
location =
date = 2002
url =
doi =
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accessdate = 2007-12-31

image_width = 250px
image_caption = Atlantic sturgeon
("Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus")
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Actinopterygii
ordo = Acipenseriformes
familia = Acipenseridae
genus = "Acipenser"
genus_authority =
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "18, see text"

"Acipenser" is genus of sturgeons. With about 18 species, many of which are threatened, it is the largest genus in the order Acipenseriformes.


*"Acipenser baerii"
**Siberian sturgeon, "Acipenser baerii baerii"
**Baikal sturgeon, "Acipenser baerii baicalensis"
*Shortnose sturgeon, "Acipenser brevirostrum"
*Yangtze sturgeon, "Acipenser dabryanus"
*Lake sturgeon, "Acipenser fulvescens"
*Russian sturgeon, "Acipenser gueldenstaedtii"
*Green sturgeon, "Acipenser medirostris"
*Sakhalin sturgeon, "Acipenser mikadoi"
*Japanese sturgeon, "Acipenser multiscutatus"
*Adriatic sturgeon, "Acipenser naccarii"
*Fringebarbel sturgeon, "Acipenser nudiventris"
*"Acipenser oxyrinchus"
**Atlantic sturgeon, "Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus"
**Gulf sturgeon, "Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi"
*Persian sturgeon, "Acipenser persicus"
*Sterlet, "Acipenser ruthenus"
*Amur sturgeon, "Acipenser schrenckii"
*Chinese sturgeon, "Acipenser sinensis"
*Starry sturgeon, "Acipenser stellatus"
*European sturgeon, "Acipenser sturio" (also [wrongly] "Baltic sturgeon")
*White sturgeon, "Acipenser transmontanus"


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