Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser baerii baerii)

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Siberian Sturgeon

Acipenser baerii.jpg
Siberian Sturgeon

Acipenser baerii baerii

Challenging

sg

1.010 - 1.025

pH

7.0 - 7.5

[[Minimum temperature::10 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::20 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-20 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

30-60 years

Family

Acipenseridae



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Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeds on invertebrates and small fish.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

A primarily bottom dwelling fish.

Identification

Species Note

This fish is listed on the ICUN Red List[1] as endangered in the wild and therefore is unlikely to be available to the pet trade. As with many Sturgeons, this species' eggs are suitable for caviar which may have contributed to their decline in the wild.

Pictures

References

  1. IUCN Red List 1996

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