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fulvescens, Accipenser Rafinesque [C. S.] 1817:288 [American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review v. 1; ref. 19654] Lake Erie, North America. No types known. Original genus should have been Acipenser. The two subspecies names, acutirostris and obstusirostris, attributed to Roussow 1955:79 [ref. 26406] in Scott & Crossman 1998:89 [ref. 24570] were only mentioned as forms of Acipenser ruthenus Linnaeus 1758 (not of A. fulvescens) and are not available names. •Valid as Acipenser fulvescens Rafinesque 1817 -- (Lee et al. 1980:39 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:45 [ref. 22186], Robison & Buchanan 1988:78 [ref. 23393], McAllister 1990:40 [ref. 14674], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:11 [ref. 24089], Page & Burr 1991:26 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:28 [ref. 23239], Etnier & Starnes 1993:99 [ref. 22809], Artyukhin 1995:7 [ref. 23782], Chereshnev 1996:599 [ref. 24659], Stauffer et al. 1995:30 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:21 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:77 [ref. 25836], Bemis et al. 1997:37 [ref. 22871], Birstein & Bemis 1997:159 [ref. 29760], Scott & Crossman 1998:82 [ref. 24570], Fuller et al. 1999:22 [ref. 25838], Lyons et al. 2000:20 [ref. 26594], Ross et al. 2001:71 [ref. 25978], Nelson et al. 2004:58 [ref. 27807], Bailey et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27882], Boschung & Mayden 2004:102 [ref. 27995], Scharpf 2005:6 [ref. 28940], Page & Burr 2011:135 [ref. 31215], Hilton et al. 2011:136 [ref. 31407], Page et al. 2013:58 [ref. 32708], Afonso et al. 2016:13, 77 [ref. 36199]). Current status: Valid as Acipenser fulvescens Rafinesque 1817. Acipenseridae. Distribution: North America: Hudson Bay (Canada) eastward, south to east-central U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.