Sturgeon Species List

Latin Name Common Name Alternate Common Names
Acipenser baerii Siberian Sturgeon Lena River sturgeon, Long-nosed Siberian Sturgeon
Acipenser brevirostrum Shortnose Sturgeon Short-nosed Little Sturgeon
Acipenser dabryanus Yangtze Sturgeon Dabry's Sturgeon, Jangtze Sturgeon, River sturgeon
Acipenser fulvenscens Lake Sturgeon Rock Sturgeon
Acipenser gueldenstaedtii Russian Sturgeon Azov-Black Sea sturgeon, Danube Sturgeon, Diamond Sturgeon, Diamond Back Sturgeon
Acipenser medirostris Green Sturgeon Barbel Sturgeon
Acipenser mikadoi Sakhalin Sturgeon
Acipenser naccarii Adriatic Sturgeon Italian Sturgeon
Acipenser nudiventris Ship Sturgeon Bastard Sturgeon, Fringebarbel Sturgeon, Spiny Sturgeon, Thorn Sturgeon
Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi Gulf Sturgeon
Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus Atlantic Sturgeon American Atlantic Sturgeon, Black Sturgon, Common sturgeon, Common sea sturgeon
Acipenser persicus Persian Sturgeon
Acipenser ruthenus Sterlet Albino Sterlet, Sterlet Sturgeon
Acipenser schrenckii
Acipenser multiscutatus #
Amur Sturgeon
Japanese Sturgeon
Acipenser sinensis Chinese Sturgeon
Acipenser stellatus Starry Sturgeon Sevruga, Star Sturgeon, Stellate Sturgeon, Stellatus
Acipenser sturio Common Sturgeon Atlantic sturgeon, Baltic sturgeon, European sturgeon, Sea sturgeon
Acipenser transmontanus White Sturgeon Columbia Sturgeon, Oregon Sturgeon, Pacific Sturgeon, Sacramento Sturgeon
Huso dauricus Kaluga Great Siberian Sturgeon, Huso Sturgeon, Kaluga, Manchurian Sturgeon, Siberian Great Sturgeon, Siberian Huso Sturgeon
Huso huso Beluga European Sturgeon, Giant Sturgeon, Great Sturgeon, Russian Sturgeon
Pseudoscaphirhynchus fedtschenkoi Syr Darya sturgeon Syr-Dar Shovelnose Sturgeon, Syr-Darya Shovelnose
Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni Dwarf sturgeon Little Amu-Darya Dhovelnose, Little Shovelnose Sturgeon, Small Amu-Dar Shovelnose Sturgeon, Small Shovelnose Sturgeon
Pseudoscaphirhynchus kaufmanni Amu Darya sturgeon Great Shovelnose Sturgeon
Scaphirhynchus albus Pallid Sturgeon
Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Shovelnose Sturgeon Sand Sturgeon
Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Alabama Sturgeon

# Probably a synonym of Acipenser schrenckii

Paddlefish (Polyodontidae) Species

Latin Name Common Name Alternate Common Names
Psephurus gladius Chinese Paddlefish Chinese Swordfish, Sword Sturgeon
Polyodon spathula Paddlefish Mississippi Paddlefish, Spoonbill Catfish