Starry sturgeon

It is an important commercial species.

The Starry sturgeon lives in the demersal, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 10 - 100 m environment.

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

starry sturgeon is a harmless species. It is an important commercial species. It is one of the three most important species for caviar along with the Beluga sturgeon and the Persian sturgeon. More

* "The Starry sturgeon has a long, sword-shaped snout. More

The starry sturgeon is an endangered species and trade in products made from its body parts are restricted by CITES Environment - Demersal; anadromous; lives in depth ranging between 10 – 100 m. More

and starry sturgeon, which lends particular significance to this ecoregion. Fisheries are actually based upon two species, starry sturgeon (Volga and Ural species) and Russian sturgeon (Volga population), comprising not less than 85% of the total yield of Caspian sturgeons. More

Beluga, sturgeon and starry sturgeon, the latter being the main source of the black roe delicacy, could see them on the open market. Ukraine joined CITES last year. More

Common names

Astroxyrychi in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Astroxyrychi in Greek, Modern (1453)
Bli turigjate in Albanian (Shqip)
Darakul in Farsi
Darakul in Persian (‫فارسی)
Esturgeon étoilé in French (français)
Esturión estrellado in Spanish (español)
Esturjâo estrelado in Portuguese (Português)
Esturjão-estrelado in Portuguese (Português)
Jeseter hvězdnatý in Czech (česky)
Jeseter hviezdnatý in Slovak (slovenčina)
Jeseter hviezdnaty in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Jester hvezdnaty in Czech (česky)
Mahi-e Kaviar in Farsi
Mahi-e Kaviar in Persian (‫فارسی)
Mersin in Turkish (Türkçe)
Mersin baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Mersin balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Ozoonboroon in Farsi
Ozoonboroon in Persian (‫فارسی)
Pastruga in Bulgarian (български език)
Pastruga in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Păstrugă in Rumanian
Pastruga in Serbian (српски језик)
Scherg-Stör in German (Deutsch)
Sevrjuga in Russian (русский язык)
Sevroga in Farsi
Sevroga in Persian (‫فارسی)
Sevruga in English
Sevruga in Farsi
Sevruga in French (français)
Sevruga in German (Deutsch)
Sevruga in Persian (‫فارسی)
Sevryuga in Russian (русский язык)
Siewruga in Polish (polski)
Şimali Xəzər uzunburunu in Azerbaijani (azərbaycan dili)
Sivruska baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Sivruşka balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Söregtok in Hungarian (Magyar)
star sturgeon in English
Starry sturgeon in English
Stellate sturgeon in English
Sterhausen in German (Deutsch)
Sternhausen in German (Deutsch)
Stjärnstör in Swedish (Svenska)
Stjernehus in Danish (dansk)
Stör in German (Deutsch)
Storione stellato in Italian (Italiano)
Tähtisampi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Uzun Burun in Farsi
Uzun Burun in Persian (‫فارسی)
Αστροξυρύχι in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Αστροξυρύχι in Greek, Modern (1453)
Στουριόνι in Greek (Ελληνικά)
севрюга in Russian (русский язык)
ازون برون in Farsi
اوزون بورون in Farsi
دراكول in Farsi
سوروگا in Farsi
ماهي خاويار in Farsi
閃光鱘 in Mandarin Chinese
闪光鲟 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Acipenseriformes
Family : Acipenseridae
Genus : Acipenser
Species : Acipenser stellatus
Authority : Pallas, 1771