Reported to reach a length of 153 TL (approximately 30,000 g) in the freshwater Shakujii Hatchery (Ref. 9978). Lives essentially in freshwater although some fish frequently occur in estuaries. Males are sexually mature between 9-15 years; females between 16-20 years (Ref. 11941).
- Ruban, G.I. And L.A. Konoplya 1994 Diet of Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baeri, in the Indigirka and Kolyma Rivers. J. Ichthyol 34(5):154-158. (Ref. 33692) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=33692&speccode=4683