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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771

Scientific synonyms and common names

Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771

Synonyms:

Acipenser stellatus Pallas, 1771, Reise..,1: 131, 292, 460('e mari Caspio innumeris gregibus flumina adscendit'). Type: unknown.
Acipenser helops Pallas, 1811, Zoogr. rosso-asiat., 3: 97 (partly: 'Ponto Euxino, et Maeotico . . . inde in majores fluvios . . . adscendit').
Acipenser stellatus donensis Lovetzky, 1834, N. Mém. Soc. Nat. Moscou, 3: 263, pl. XIX (fig. l) ('Habitat in fluvio Don').
Acipenser stellatus: Döderlein, 1881, 2: 12 Berg, 1911, 1: 291 (partly); 1948: 96, fig. 79 Soljan, 1948: 102, 352, fig. p. 103 Banarescu, 1964: 215, fig. 94 Svetovidov, 1964: 55, fig. 15 Bini, 1971, 2: 27, fig. (col.).
Acipenser stellatus illyricus Brusina, 1902, Rad. Yugoslav. Akad., 149, Mat.-prir. razr., (31): 60, fig. 1-2 (Zadar, Dalmatia).
Acipenser stellatus danubialis Brusina, ibid.: 59, fig. 3 (Dunav).



Common names:

pstruga [Bu]
starry sturgeon [En]
esturion estrellado [Es]
esturgeon etoile [Fr]
Sternhausen [G]
pastruga [Hr]
storione stellato [It]
sevrjuga [R]
pastruga [Ro]
sevryuga [Ru]
mersin [Tu]

Starry sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus)