Sturgeons in Austrian rivers: historic distribution, current status and potential for their restoration

Friedrich, Th. 2013. Sturgeons in Austrian rivers: historic distribution, current status and potential for their restoration World Sturgeon Conservation Society, Spec. Publ. No. 5. IV, 75 pages (ISBN 987-3-732231975)   This book tries to fill a gap on our knowledge on the historic distribution of sturgeons in a given watershed area. The objective of the study, however, was not only to search for all available data and informations on sturgeons...

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The Great Lake Sturgeon.

Auer, N., Dempsey, D. (Eds.). 2013. The Great Lake Sturgeon. Michigan State University Press, East lansing, USA., IX, 192 pages (ISBN978-1-61186-078-8)   This collected volume captures many aspects of the remarkable Great Laks sturgeon, from the mythical to the sometimes critically reality. Lake sturgeon are sacred to some, imporessive to many, and endangered in the Great Lakes. Blending history, biology, folklore, environmental science, and p...

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The sturgeons and paddlefishes (Acipenseriformes) of the world: Biology and Aquaculture

Hochleithner, M., Gessner, J., 2012. The sturgeons and paddlefishes (Acipenseriformes) of the world: Biology and Aquaculture. (3rd Edition). AquaTech Publications,(Printed by Books on Demand, Germany. 248 pp. (ISBN 978-3-902855-07-7) This is a general account on sturgeons, the first edition of which appeared about 10 years ago. In the first part of the book, the principle biological and systematic aspects are addressed in brief overviews while a...

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Life history and behaviour of Connecticut River Shortnose and other sturgeons

Kynard, B., Bronzi, P., Rosenthal, H. (Eds.). 2012.Life history and behaviour of Connecticut River Shortnose and other sturgeons.World Sturgeon Conservation Society Special Publication, No. 4. 320 pp. ISBN 978-3-8448-2801-6. Books on Demand, Norderstedt, Germany.The book comprises 12 chapters by Boyd Kynard and several of his co-workers. The book addresses the seasonal movements within the river, describes the population structure of shortnose st...

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Sturgeon fishes (Acipenseriformes): Science as Art

Vecsei, P., Hochleithner, M. 2012. Sturgeon fishes (Acipenseriformes): Science as Art.  AquaTech Publications,(Printed by Books on Demand, Germany. 120 pp. (ISBN 978-3-902855-08-4) This is a book presenting an artists view on the species-specific features of all known sturgeon species, using the same drawing techninque. While the artist is at the same time a biologist, the pictures are of particular value, highlighting specific species characte...

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The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World - Biology and Aquaculture.

Hochleithner, M. and Gessner, J. 2012. The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World - Biology and Aquaculture. 3rd revised and expanded edition. AquaTech Publications, Austria. 248 pp. ISBN 978-1470086077. The breeding and culture of sturgeons in captivity has advanced rapidly over the past several years. With recent developments, the requirements of the industry have changed, and the techniques used have also evolved and been adapted to meet th...

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Hochleithner, M., Gessner, J., Podushka, S., Pourkazemi, M. and Wei, Q. 2012. The Bibliography of Acipenseriformes: Update for the 2000's. An update for the years 2000-2009. AquaTech Publications, Austria. 280 pp. ISBN 978-1478182061.

Hochleithner, M., Gessner, J., Podushka, S., Pourkazemi, M. and Wei, Q. 2012.The Bibliography of Acipenseriformes: Update for the 2000's.An update for the years 2000-2009. AquaTech Publications, Austria. 280 pp. ISBN 978-1478182061.This volume is an expansion to the initial bibliography, which covers all Acipenseriform species and a wide range of topics. The update includes publications for the years 2000-2009. Special attention was taken to cove...

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Sturgeon Hatchery Manual.

Chebanov, M. and Galich E. 2011.Sturgeon Hatchery Manual.FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper 558 Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Ankara, Turkey. 325 p. ISBN 978-92-5-106823-6 (English), ISBN 978-92-5-406823-3 (Russian) and ISBN 978-92-5-106823-6 (Turkish).The Hatchery Manual focuses on the Azov-Black Sea and Caspian sturgeon specie. It opens with a short general description of the species. The second chapter add...

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Biology and Conservation of the European Sturgeon Acipenser sturio L. 1758

Williot, P., Rochard, E., Desse-Berset, N., Kirschbaum, F. and Gessner, J. (Eds.). 2011.Biology and Conservation of the European Sturgeon Acipenser sturio L. 1758 The Reunion of the European and Atlantic Sturgeons.Springer Heidelberg Dordrecht London New York, XXVIII, 1-668 pp. ISBN 978-3-642-20610-8 (HB); e-ISBN 978-3-642-20611-5 (e.book). The book aims at synthesizing our current knowledge of Acipenser sturio and its management. This species,...

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Sturgeon hatchery practices and management for release - Guidelines.

Chebanov, M., Rosenthal, H., Gessner, J., van Anrooy, R., Doukakis, P., Pourkazemi, M. and Williot, P. 2011.Sturgeon hatchery practices and management for release - Guidelines.FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper 558. Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. 110 p. ISBN 978-92-5-107044-4 (English). Available in English and Russian.Sturgeon hatcheries play an important role in the rehabilitation of the sturgeo...

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Störe: Biologie, Systematik, Krankheiten, Wiedereinbürgerung, Wirtschaftliche Bedeutung

Kirschbaum, F. 2010. Störe: Biologie, Systematik, Krankheiten, Wiedereinbürgerung, Wirtschaftliche Bedeutung (Sturgeons,: Biology, systematics, diseaes, re-introductions, economic importance).   Aqualog animalbook GmbH., Rodgau, Germany 168 pp. (ISBN 978-3-939759-23-2) This is a general account on sturgeons, written in German. A book that is richly illustrated by many color pictures, proving a lot of basic knowledge on the present distribution of...

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People of the Sturgeon, Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish

Klein, K.S., Bruch, R., Binkowski, F. 2009.People of the Sturgeon, Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish.Wisconsin Historical Society Press. ISBN: 978-0870204319. Lake sturgeon - ancient fish native to the Great Lakes region that can grow to be more than six feet long have teetered on the brink of extinction since the late nineteenth century. But in Wisconsin, careful management for over 100 years has allowed one population to thrive. Peop...

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The Bibliography of Acipenseriformes.

Hochleithner, M., Gessner, J., Podushka, S., Pourkazemi, M., Wei,Q. 2009: The Bibliography of Acipenseriformes. AquaTech Publications, Kitzbühel, Austria (printed by Create Space - a DBA of OnDemand Publishing, LLC). 276 pages (ISBN 978-1478182061)   This is an update of an earlier bibliography, now including the literature up to the year 2000. The references are listed in alphabethical order of first authors or editors of the publications and...

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Behaviour, migrations, distribution, and stocks of Sturgeons in the Volga-Caspian Basin.

Khodorevskaya, R.P., Ruban, G.I., Pavlov, D.S. 2009.Behaviour, migrations, distribution, and stocks of Sturgeons in the Volga-Caspian Basin.Neu Wulmstorf; World Sturgeon Conservation Society Special Publication, No. 3, pp. 233 pages. ISBN 978-3-8391-5449-6. This is a translation and partly revision of a Russian book with the same title which was published in 2007. The book summarizes more than half a century of work on sturgeons in the Caspian Se...

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The lake sturgeon in Ontario

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. 2009.The lake sturgeon in Ontario.Fish and Wildlife Branch. Peterborough, Ontario. 48 p. + appendices. ISBN 978-1-4249-9849-4 The Fish and Wildlife Branch in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada has released a publication on lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens,). This book provides comprehensive background information such as the life history, biology, habitat requirements, fisheries and management policies to deve...

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Biology, Conservation and sustainable development of Sturgeons

Carmona, R., Domezain, A., Garcia-Gallego, M., Hernando, J. A., Rodriguez, F., Ruiz-Rejón, M. (Eds.) 2009.Biology, Conservation and sustainable development of Sturgeons.Springer Science + business Media BV. XVIII, 467 pp. (ISBN 978-1-4020-8436-2) This book includes mainly the papers of a Conference called BIORESTURGEONS which was held in 2006 in Spain, focussing primarily on issues related to the southern European region. The contributions are li...

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Proceedings of the 2nd Status Workshop on Identification of Acipenseriformes Species in Trade.

Arne Ludwig and Harald Rosenthal (Editors) 2008. Proceedings of the 2nd Status Workshop on Identification of Acipenseriformes Species in Trade. Journal of Applied Ichthyology Volume 24 Supplement 1, pages 1- 70.    This special issue represents the outcome of a Workshop co-organized by the IUCN Sturgeon Specialist Group (Genetics Sub-Committee) and the World Sturgeon Conservation Society. In early 1998, trade in all sturgeon and paddlefish sp...

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Passages for fish: overcoming barriers for large migratory fish.

Rosenthal, H., Bronzi, P., Spezia, M., Poggioli, C. 2008.Passages for fish: overcoming barriers for large migratory fish.(Proceedings of a workshop held at Piacenza, Italy, June 10, 2006 on „Fish elevators: a tool for overcoming barriers for large migratory species“. World Sturgeon Conservation Society, Special Publication No. 2: pp. IV, 165. (Books on Demand, Norderstedt, Germany: ISBN – 978-3-8370-6142-0).The present volume addresses only one o...

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Edited by T.M. Keevin, R.L. Mayden and H. Rosenthal, 2007. Special Issue: Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Scaphiryhynchus. Journal of Applied Ichthyology Volume 23 (4), pages 289 - 538.

Edited by T.M. Keevin, R.L. Mayden and H. Rosenthal, 2007.Special Issue: Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Scaphiryhynchus.Journal of Applied Ichthyology Volume 23 (4), pages 289 - 538. This issue of the Journal of Applied Ichthyology was developed out of a conference entitled Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Scaphiryhynchus held in St. Louis, Missouri, USA (11-13 January 2005), reflecting the growing need for the synthesis of a great bo...

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Special Issue: Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Scaphiryhynchus.

Edited by T.M. Keevin, R.L. Mayden and H. Rosenthal, 2007.Special Issue: Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Scaphiryhynchus.Journal of Applied Ichthyology Volume 23 (4), pages 289 - 538. This issue of the Journal of Applied Ichthyology was developed out of a conference entitled Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Scaphiryhynchus held in St. Louis, Missouri, USA (11-13 January 2005), reflecting the growing need for the synthesis of a great bo...

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