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Chondrostei (Cartilaginous Fish)

 

Order: Acipenseriformes (Paddlefish and Sturgeons)

 

Family: Acipenseridae (Sturgeons)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acipenser dabryanus Duméril, 1869 Yangtze sturgeon, River sturgeon, Dabry's sturgeon, Chinese sturgeon ? Yangtze River, China Extinct in the wild Access
Acipenser gueldenstaedtii nov. form 'Middle Danube' - Middle Danube sturgeon ? Middle Danube, Europe Extinct if valid Access
Acipenser naccarii Bonaparte, 1836 Adriatic sturgeon 1980's? Adriatic Sea Missing Access
Pseudoscaphirhynchus fedtschenkoi Kessler, 1872 Syr Darya sturgeon, Syr-darya shovelnose sturgeon 1986 Syr Darya basin, Aral Sea (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) Missing Access
Pseudoscaphirhynchus hermanni Kessler, 1877 Dwarf sturgeon, Little Amu-Darya shovelnose, Little shovelnose sturgeon, Small Amu-Dar shovelnose sturgeon April 1996 Turkmenistan Missing Access
Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Williams & Clemmer, 1991 Alabama sturgeon - Alabama, USA Rediscovered Access

 

 


Family: Polyodontidae (Paddlefishes)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Psephurus gladius (Martens, 1862) Chinese paddlefish, Chinese swordfish, Sword-billed sturgeon, yin yui wei, chin yui 8 January 2007 China (including Qiantang River, Yangtze River, Yangjian River, Yellow River and Yellow Sea) Extinct Access