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Definition of Sturgeons

Sturgeon
Sturgeon Stur"geon, n. [F. esturgeon, LL. sturio, sturgio, OHG. sturjo, G. st["o]r; akin to AS. styria, styriga.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 (d) .

Meaning of Sturgeons from wikipedia

- the family Polyodontidae and are not considered to be "true" sturgeons. Both sturgeons and paddlefish have been referred to as "primitive fishes" because...
- animal–type nickname. They have since begun using the name Sturgeons. The Fujian Sturgeons made their debut in the 2004–2005 season, and finished in seventh...
- the extensive pale colour on the underside in beluga compared to other sturgeons. Play media The beluga are a large predator which feeds mostly on fish...
- Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon (born 19 July 1970) is a Scottish politician who is currently serving as the fifth First Minister of Scotland and leader of the...
- Sturgeon's revelation (as originally expounded by Theodore Sturgeon), commonly referred to as Sturgeon's law, is an adage commonly cited as "ninety percent...
- Fujian Sturgeons 2010–11 Rony Fahed ~ Tianjin Gold Lions 2009–10, 2011–12 Kyle Fogg ~ Guangzhou Long-Lions 2017–18, 2018–19 Alton Ford ~ Fujian Sturgeons 2004–05...
- has held a long affinity with the sturgeon since 1324, when Edward II decreed it a Royal fish, whereby all sturgeons found within the fores**** of the...
- spawn. Not long ago, sturgeons weighing 125 kilograms were not uncommon. The Baikal Sturgeon is now listed as endangered. Sturgeon Specialist Group (1996)...
- inspired by the ideals of the Enlightenment. In the 1930s, Sturgeons farm (including Sturgeons House) was acquired by Writtle College. In recent times,...
- prey. Lake sturgeons can grow to a relatively large size, topping 7.25 ft (2.2 m) long and weighing over 240 lb (108 kg). The lake sturgeon has taste buds...
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