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Definition of the noun acipenser transmontanus
What does acipenser transmontanus mean as a name of something?
- food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of Acipenser transmontanus: Pacific sturgeon / Sacramento sturgeon / white sturgeon
- more generic word: sturgeon = large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe
- member of: Acipenser / genus Acipenser = type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
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by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Acipenser transmontanus (d) WHITE STURGEON (Pacific/Freshwater) ESTURGEON BLANC (Pacifique/Eaux douces) ...
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 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, ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia of toxicology (2005)
Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson
the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) and the goldfish (Carassius auratus).
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 ...
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 ...
–Great st n, Acipenser transmontanus, a sturgeon of the Pacific coast from San Francisco northward, reaching a weight of 600 pounds.—Oregon st on.
The 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, ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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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