Dwarf sturgeon

The dwarf sturgeon is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.

The Dwarf sturgeon lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

The Dwarf sturgeon is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Description: The Dwarf Sturgeon has 9-13 dorsal scutes, 31-39 lateral scutes, 6-9 ventral scutes, 27-35 dorsal fin rays and 15-21 anal fin rays. The snout is long, flat and shovel-like. The four barbels are located closer to the mouth than the end of the snout. More

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Common names

Dwarf sturgeon in English
Little Amu-Darya shovelnose in English
Little shovelnose sturgeon in English
Lopatonos hermannův in Czech (česky)
Nibylopstons amu-daryjski in Polish (polski)
Pikkulapiosampi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
‎Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni in Portuguese (Português)
Small Amu-Dar Shovelnose Sturgeon in English
Амударьинский малый лопатонос in Russian (русский язык)
Лжелопатонос амударьинский малый in Russian (русский язык)
短尾拟铲鲟 in Mandarin Chinese
短尾擬鏟鱘 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Acipenseriformes
Family : Acipenseridae
Genus : Pseudoscaphirhynchus
Species : Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni
Authority : Kessler, 1877