Acipenser gueldenstaedtii in Turkey
Point map (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii) | Occurrence records | Field guide | Gazetteer | Country Species Summary
Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance scarce (very unlikely) Ref. Fricke, R., M. Bilecenoglu and H.M. Sari, 2007
Comments

Found in central coast of Black Sea (Sinop and Samsun vicinity) (Ref. 88083); Sea of Marmara, European Black Sea watersheds and Anatolian Black Sea watersheds (Ref. 58342). Also Ref. 106151. Threatened due to commercial and bycatch fishing, habitat loss, eutrophication/pollution, construction of weirs/dams in rivers and aquaculture or introduction. Listed on Annex V of the EU Habitats Directive. Proposed for Annex II of the EU Habitats Directive (Ref. 58342).

Status of threat: Critically Endangered (Ref. 58342). EurTurk.

States/Provinces
States/Provinces Complete? No
National Checklist
Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/tu.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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