Acipenser gueldenstaedtii ssp. nov. 'Middle Danube'

Middle Danube sturgeon (proposed)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct if valid



Middle Danube River


Biology & Ecology










Friedrich, Thomas. (2018). Danube Sturgeons: Past and Future, pp. 507-518. In: Schmutz, Stefan and Sendzimir, Jan (eds.). Riverine Ecosystem Management. Aquatic Ecology Series book series (AQEC, volume 8). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Heckel, J. and Kner, R. (1858). Die Süßwasserfische der östreichischen Monarchie. W. Engelmann, Leipzig

Hensel, K. and Holčík, J. (1997). Past and current status of sturgeons in the upper and middle Danube river. Env Biol Fish 48: 185-200.

Holčík, J., Bastl, I., Ertl, M. and Vranowsky, M. (1981). Hydrobiology and ichthyology of the Czechoslovak Danube in relation to predicted changes after the construction of the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros River barrage system. Práce Lab Rybar Hydrobiol 3: 19-158.


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