New York Natural Heritage Program
Atlantic Sturgeon
Acipenser oxyrinchus Mitchill, 1815
Ray-finned Fishes
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Craniata

           Class: Ray-finned Fishes (Actinopterygii)

                Order: Paddlefishes, Spoonfishes, and Sturgeons (Acipenseriformes)

                     Family: Sturgeons (Acipenseridae)