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Definition of the noun acipenser
What does acipenser mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Acipenser: genus Acipenser
- more generic term: fish genus = any of various genus of fish
- member of: Acipenseridae / family Acipenseridae = sturgeons
Phrases with Acipenser
- acipenser huso
- Acipenser Shyp
- Acipenser Baeri
- Acipenser Nasus
- Acipenser Tucka
- Acipenser Tücka
- Acipenser Albula
- Acipenser baerii
- Acipenser Baieri
- Acipenser Beluga
- Acipenser Dubius
- Acipenser Glaber
- Acipenser Helops
- Acipenser Medius
- Acipenser Nardoi
- Acipenser Schypa
- Acipenser Sturio
- Acipenser Tuecka
- Acipenser Attilus
- genus acipenser
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acipenser
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Fishing for Buffalo (2009)
A Guide to the Pursuit and Cuisine of Carp, Suckers, Eelpout, Gar, and Other Rough Fish by Rob Buffler, Tom Dickson
Lake Sturgeon Acipenser fulz/escens Acipenser is the Latin word for “sturgeon," and fulz/escens is Latin for “reddish yellow.” Although its scientific name describes a reddish-yellow fish, the lake sturgeon ranges in color from olive- yellow to ...
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, (1831)
The • Acipenser is the antient name; Sturio, whence Sturgeon, ...
The Animal Kingdom, Arranged According to Its Organization, Serving as a Foundation for the Natural History of Animals (1831)
And an Introduction to Comparative Anatomy by Georges baron Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille
The ' Acipenser is the antient name; ...
British zoology (1776)
by Thomas Pennant
Whether the acipenser is the sturgeon of the moderns, may be doubted, otherwise Ovid would never have spoke of it as a foreign fisli: Tuque peregrinis, Acipenser, nobilis undis. And, thou, a fish in foreign seas renowned. It being well known ...
The Caspian Sea Encyclopedia (2010)
by Igor S. Zonn, Aleksey N Kosarev, Michael H. Glantz, Andrey G. Kostianoy
Stellate Sturgeon, North Caspian Stellate Sturgeon (Acipenser ...
by David Alderton
Acipenser gueldenstaedtii Diamond Sturgeon Acipenser stellatus Star Sterlet Acipenser baerii Siberian Sturgeon ORIGINS Europe and western Asia, inhabiting the Azov, Caspian, and Black seas; also ventures into rivers. SIZE 48 in (125 cm) ...
by Douglas Q. Adams
- 'sturgeon (Acipenser spp. and Huso ...
by George Watt
ACIPENSER Isinglass. huso' the extract of white rati.” (Surgeon W. Barren, Bhuj, Catch.) “The MEDICINEseeds are supposed to impair appetite and are given in the form of congee for excessive hunger.” (Surgeon-Major 9'. Robb, Ahmedabad. ) ...
by Brent Douglas Galloway
['Acipenser transmontanus'], ASM ['these grow very large and very old, often live in quiet sloughs, when Sumas Lake was drained some survived for several years in the mud; glue was made from an organ on the backbone of the sturgeon; ...
by Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.)
Acipenser Sturio. In Ichtho- logy, the sturgeon. Acipenser huso. The Beluga, or isinglass sturgeon. Acme (xxpnj The height ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
the sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), live wholly in fresh water. Sturgeons are very fertile. The processed roe of ripe female common sturgeon ( Acipenser sturio) and beluga (Huso huso) is renowned as caviar (the most valuable ...
by Theresa Bane
Medieval fishing tales of the North sea describe a gigantic fish called an acipenser; its scales faced in the opposite direction, turned toward its head; this unique abnormality caused it to swim slowly but because it was so large, no one was ever ...
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Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)
Lake sturgeon. Acipenser fulvescens.
Photo credit: NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
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Scrabble value of A1C3I1P3E1N1S1E1R1
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