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Acipenser transmontanus

Definition of the noun acipenser transmontanus

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noun

  1. food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Acipenser transmontanus (d) WHITE STURGEON (Pacific/Freshwater) ESTURGEON BLANC (Pacifique/Eaux douces) ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

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; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Science (Print) (2004)

by Wilson G. Pond

Three main species are cultured: the White sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus), the Siberian sturgeon (A. baeri), and the Adriatic sturgeon (A. naccarii). About 1000 tonnes are grown in circular or rectangular tanks and raceway systems, ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (1998)

by Vin T. Sparano

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acipenser transmontanus. DESCRIPTION: This huge, primitive throwback to geological history is one of 16 species of sturgeon in the world, T of which occur in the U.S. It is the largest fish found in this country's inland ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) and the goldfish (Carassius auratus).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

and white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus), are born in freshwater, migrate to the ocean to grow into adults, and then return to freshwater to ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Human and Medical Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

Phylogenetic analysis of the hexon and protease genes of a fish adenovirus isolated from white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) supports the proposal for a new adenovirus ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

–Great st n, Acipenser transmontanus, a sturgeon of the Pacific coast from San Francisco northward, reaching a weight of 600 pounds.—Oregon st on.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The sturgeon, Acipenser transmontanus. Jordan and Gilbert. [Pacific coast, U.S.]- 4. Same as drum1, 11 (c). sea-bat (sê'bat), n. 1. A fish of the family Platacidae. See cut under Platax.–2. A maltheoidfish, Malthe vespertilio: same as bat-fish, ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

Acipenser transmontanus. [< its grayish white color] white suprem-a-cy n the view that Caucasian people are supposedly genetically and culturally superior to all other people or races and should therefore rule over them —white su prem a cist ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

Great st n, Acipenser transmontanus, a sturgeon of the Pacific coast from San Francisco northward, reaching a weight of 600 pounds.–Oregon sturgeon. Same as white sturgeon. See sturgeon.Sacramento sturgeon. Same as white sturgeon.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

Great st on, Acipenser transmontanus, a sturgeon of the Pacific coast from San Francisco northward, reaching a weight of 600 pounds.–Oregon sturgeon. Same as white sturgeon. See sturgeon.Sacramento sturgeon. Same as white sturgeon.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

Great st n, Acipenser transmontanus, a sturgeon of the Pacific coast from San Francisco northward, reaching a weight of 600 pounds.-Oregon sturgeon. Same as white sturgeon. See sturgeon.— Sacramento sturgeon. Same as white sturgeon.

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