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Definition of Acipenser

Acipenser
Acipenser Ac`i*pen"ser, n. [L., the name of a fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See Sturgeon.

Meaning of Acipenser from wikipedia

- Acipenser is a genus of sturgeons. With 17 living species (others are only known from fossil remains), it is the largest genus in the order Acipenseriformes...
- 245 to 208 million years ago. The family is grouped into four genera: Acipenser, Huso, Scaphirhynchus and Pseudoscaphirhynchus. Four species may now be...
- White sturgeon (Acipenser transmont****) is a species of sturgeon in the family Acipenseridae of the order Acipenseriformes. They are an anadromous fish...
- The lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens), also known as the rock sturgeon, is a North American temperate freshwater fish, one of about 25 species of sturgeon...
- The Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baerii) is a species of sturgeon in the Acipenseridae family. It is most present in all of the major Siberian river basins...
- The Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), also known as the diamond sturgeon or Danube sturgeon, is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family...
- Acipenser oxyrinchus is a species of sturgeon. Acipenser oxyrinchus is a species with two subspecies: Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus...
- pups. The beluga will normally pursue prey in the pelagic zone unlike Acipenser sturgeons which remain more so in brackish areas for foraging, thus the...
- The Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) is a member of the Acipenseridae family and along with other sturgeon it is sometimes considered...
- The sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) is a relatively small species of sturgeon from Eurasia native to large rivers that flow into the Black Sea, Azov Sea...
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