Data about <i>Acipenser oxyrinchus</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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27.3 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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29.3 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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31.54 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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54.2 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-122 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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-89.8 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-52.9 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
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-81.7 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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In Europe: Baltic Sea
FishBase  
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Western Atlantic: Hamilton River, Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada to northeastern Florida, USA
FishBase  

Physical Description

 
body length (CMO)
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430 cm female
FishBase  
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403 cm male or unsexed
FishBase  
 
body mass max
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368 kg
FishBase  
 
weight
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202,400 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
habitat
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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brackish water
Environments - EOL project  
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channel
  • channel
    The physical confine of a river, slough or ocean strait consisting of a bed and banks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000395
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coastal water body
  • coastal water body
    Coastal water is a marine water body bordering a coast.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000049
Environments - EOL project  
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cobble
  • cobble
    A rock or rock fragment with a particle size between 64 and 256 mm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002140
Environments - EOL project  
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drainage basin
  • drainage basin
    A regions or area bounded by drainage divides and occupied by a drainage system; specifically the tract of country that gathers water originating as precipitation and contributes it to a particular stream channel or system of channels, or to a lake, reservoir, or other body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000291
Environments - EOL project  
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estuarine biome
  • estuarine biome
    Expressions of the estuarine biome occur at wide lower courses of a rivers where they flow into a sea. Estuaries experience tidal flows and their water is a changing mixture of fresh and salt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000020
Environments - EOL project  
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estuary
  • estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
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fresh water
Environments - EOL project  
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freshwater habitat
  • freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
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gravel
  • gravel
    Gravel is an environmental material which is composed of pieces of rock that are at least two millimeters (2mm) in its largest dimension and no more than 75 millimeters.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000018
Environments - EOL project  
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ground water
Environments - EOL project  
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Large river biome
Environments - EOL project  
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Large river biome
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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river
  • river
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
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river
  • river
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
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rock
  • rock
    A mass of the mineral material of the crust of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00001995
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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shoreline
  • shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
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surface water
Environments - EOL project  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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watercourse
Environments - EOL project  
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brackish water environment
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freshwater environment
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freshwater environment
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marine benthic biome
  • marine benthic biome
    The marine benthic biome (benthic meaning 'bottom') encompasses the seafloor and includes such areas as shores, littoral or intertidal areas, marine coral reefs, and the deep seabed.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000024
FishBase  
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sea water environment
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sea water environment
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water depth min
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6 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
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? m
FishBase  
 
water depth max
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46 m
FishBase  
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90.25 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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0.33 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
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7.98 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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7.97 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
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23.64 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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0.76 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
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4.89 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.11 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
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0.69 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
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4.86 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
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6.84 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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80.84 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
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101.72 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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32.4 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
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35.78 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
total life span max
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60 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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60 years
FishBase  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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5.33 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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3.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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5.33 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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3.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Increasing
IUCN  
 
conservation status
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near threatened
  • near threatened
    A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
IUCN  

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