Acipenser gueldenstaedtii in Estonia

Species name:Acipenser gueldenstaedtii
Common names:vene tuur
Habitats:Estuaries and brackish areas, Watercourses
Time of introduction:
Year of first report:1950
Type of introduction:Intentional
Distribution details:Ponto Caspian
Donor area:
Status:Not established
Invasiveness:Potentially invasive
Impact:Predation, Competition
Last updated02-12-2005 (day-month-year)
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