Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser baerii baerii)

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Siberian Sturgeon

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Siberian Sturgeon

Acipenser baerii baerii

7571 Litres (2000 US G.)

127-198.1cm (50-78 ")

pH

7.0 - 7.5

10 -20 °C (50-68°F)

8-20 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

30-60 years

Family

Acipenseridae






Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeds on invertebrates and small fish.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

A primarily bottom dwelling fish.

Identification

Species Note[edit]

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.

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