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- Nikulina, Elena A.; Schmölcke, Ulrich
- Diversity & distributions 2016 v.22 no.10 pp. 1036-1044
- Acipenser oxyrinchus, etc ; Acipenser sturio; DNA fragmentation; bones; environmental factors; estuaries; extinction; immigration; interspecific competition; mitochondrial DNA; overfishing; rivers; sturgeon; Europe; North America; North Sea; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... AIM: In the 19th/early 20th century, overfishing caused a drastic decline and finally extinction of the local sturgeon populations in the eastern Atlantic. To date, it is not known whether it was Acipenser sturio or the primarily North American Acipenser oxyrinchus that occurred here. The aim of the study was to show the historical pattern of sturgeon distribution and their diversity in this area ...