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Definition of Sturgeon
SturgeonSturgeon Stur"geon, n. [F. esturgeon, LL. sturio, sturgio,
OHG. sturjo, G. st["o]r; akin to AS. styria, styriga.]
Any one of numerous species of large cartilaginous ganoid
fishes belonging to Acipenser and allied genera of the
family Acipenserid[ae]. They run up rivers to spawn, and
are common on the coasts and in the large rivers and lakes of
North America, Europe, and Asia. Caviare is prepared from the
roe, and isinglass from the air bladder.
Note: The common North American species are Acipenser
sturio of the Atlantic coast region, A.
transmontanus of the Pacific coast, and A.
rubicundus of the Mississippi River and its
tributaries. In Europe, the common species is
Acipenser sturio, and other well-known species are
the sterlet and the huso. The sturgeons are included in
the order Chondrostei. Their body is partially covered
by five rows of large, carinated, bony plates, of which
one row runs along the back. The tail is heterocercal.
The toothless and protrusile mouth is beneath the head,
and has four barbels in front.
Shovel-nosed sturgeon. (Zo["o]l.) See Shovelnose
Meaning of Sturgeon from wikipedia
- fish portal Sturgeon
is the common
name for the 27 species
of fish belonging
to the family
Acipenseridae. The earliest sturgeon fossils
date to the Late...
- Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon
(born 19 July 1970) is a Scottish politician serving
as First Minister
of the Scottish National Party
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- /bəˈluːɡə/, also known
as the beluga sturgeon
or great sturgeon
(Huso huso) is a species
fish in the sturgeon family
(Acipenseridae) of order...
(Acipenser fulvescens), also known
as the rock sturgeon
, is a North American temperate freshwater
fish, one of about
- Theodore Sturgeon
(/ˈstɜːrdʒən/; born Edward Hamilton
26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American fiction author
- The European
(Acipenser sturio), also known
as the Atlantic sturgeon
or common sturgeon
, is a species
of sturgeon previously found
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- The Baikal sturgeon
, Acipenser baerii
baicalensis, is a sturgeon indigenous
to Lake Baikal
in Siberia, Russia. It is a subspecies
of the widely
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