Chinese sturgeon

It is thought to have lived at the same time as dinosaurs, dating back to a period 140 million years ago.

The Chinese sturgeon lives in the demersal, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The Chinese sturgeon is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Chinese Sturgeon has a habit of upstream migration: they dwell along the coasts of China's eastern areas and migrate back up rivers for propagation upon reaching sexual maturity. More

Chinese Sturgeon Acipenser sinensis = Photo: Chinese sturgeons in an aquarium ENLARGEWALLPAPER Chinese sturgeons in the Beijing City Aquarium, ChinaPhotograph courtesy Zeb Hogan Chinese Sturgeon Profile More

Chinese Sturgeon Museum is a part of the Chinese Sturgeon Garden which is located in Xiaoxita Town, in Yichang of Hubei Province. The museum was set up in 1993 by the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute. More

Chinese SturgeonDestinations > Yangtze Cruises Ports of Call > Yichang City > Chinese Sturgeon Chinese Sturgeon - The Chinese Sturgeon Museum is situated on the islet in Xiaoxita in Yichang. More

Chinese Sturgeon MuseumChinese sturgeon = The Chinese Sturgeon Museum, located on an islet in the Huangbo River in the Yiling District of the city of Yichang, is part of the Chinese Sturgeon Research Center, an institution that is dedicated to the More

and decreasing numbers of rare wild Chinese sturgeon, a study has found. More

Chinese sturgeon, which have existed on earth for 140 million years, are among the first class of protected animals in China. The slow-growing fish has an increased capacity to accumulate the paint chemical triphenyltin (TPT), which contains tin. More

Chinese Sturgeon is a member of the Acipenseridae family of Acipenseriformes order, with the Latin scientific name of Acipenser sinensis. More

Chinese Sturgeon Struggling to Survive in the Yangtze = by Ling Li on May 10, 2007 Chinese sturgeon Chinese Sturgeon The future of the Chinese Sturgeon, a large migrating fish that has survived in More

The Chinese Sturgeon is an animal strictly protected by the Chinese government. It has a history of 140 million years, and is thought to have lived at the same time as dinosaurs. That isÖлªöà why it is called a "living fossil". More

The Chinese Sturgeon Aquarium is situated on the islet in Xiaoxita in Yichang. Built in 1982, the institute is using artificial breeding techniques to try to preserve this endangered species. More

The Chinese Sturgeon is the earliest known and most primitive vertebrate. It is also an ancient rare fish species only found in China and is known as “giant panda in the water” and “the King of Fish in the Yangtze River”. More

Photo: Chinese sturgeons in an aquarium WALLPAPER A pair of Chinese sturgeons swims in the Beijing City Aquarium in China. More

Deformities In Chinese Sturgeon Linked To Chemical Photo: Ilya Naymushin A man holds a sturgeon in a file image taken January 22, 2008. More

The Chinese sturgeon, a living fossil, is an ancient survivor now threatened by propellers and pollution in the Yangtze River, writes Weng Shihui. A majestic 3. More

Common names

Chinese sturgeon in English
Chinesischer Stör in German (Deutsch)
Huang yu in Chinese, Yue
Huang yu in English
Jeseter čínský in Czech (česky)
Jesiotr chinski in Polish (polski)
Kara-chôzame in Japanese (日本語)
Kiinansampi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sagami sturgeon in English
Китайский осётр in Russian (русский язык)
осетр китайский in Russian (русский язык)
中华鲟 in Mandarin Chinese
中華鱘 in Mandarin Chinese
菊池鱘 in Mandarin Chinese
菊池鲟 in Mandarin Chinese
철갑상어 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Acipenseriformes
Family : Acipenseridae
Genus : Acipenser
Species : Acipenser sinensis
Authority : Gray, 1835