Mediterranean, Aegean and the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean opened around the Strait of Jabal Tariq-i, are distributed in sections from England to Senegal. Younger individuals in flocks while visiting the elderly, likes to walk alone. Be emitted into the depths of 200 meters of the sea. Generally, up to 50 meters in depth and close to the rocky shore, especially on sandy soils in the form of rocky islets, sunken prefer the area around the head and nose. Small individuals covered with sea grass and algae can be found in shallow waters. Oval body, back and sides of the flattened quite high. Adults than in younger individuals steep head profile and has a bump on the head.
Canine teeth in the mouth is all. Length to 100 cm, weight 14 kg or so. Past the age of 28 sturgeon are found in nature. The largest sturgeon has exceeded 30 years of age. Predatory fish. Fish, mollusks (clams and snails), arthropods (shrimp, crab and lobster) and cephalopods (octopus, cuttlefish, squid) are fed with. Artificial baits and fish breeding attempts have been successful in using the cage.