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Definition of the noun acipenseridae

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noun - plural: -

  1. sturgeons

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Google previewBiology and Conservation of the European Sturgeon Acipenser sturio L. 1758 (2011)

The Reunion of the European and Atlantic Sturgeons by Patrick WILLIOT, Eric Rochard, Nathalie Desse-Berset, Frank Kirschbaum, Jörn Gessner

The family Acipenseridae is a semi-ossified fish group, and is represented by approximately 25 extant species (Birstein and DeSalle 1998). The status of some species is considered debatable (Birstein and Bemis 1997). The existence of ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acidic Acipenseridae Industrial Revolution, rain had a pH of about 5.6. Acid rain and other forms of acid precipitation are formed from atmospheric sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides that are released into the atmosphere chiefly from fossil ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Acipenseridae. See Acipenseridae (the sturgeon family). a family of bony fishes that includes the genus Acipenser, They are large, ranging in size to about 3.5 m; they occur in large rivers, lakes, and in marine waters where they feed on bottom ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Species Common name Order Family Country/region ts Pseudoscaphirhynchus Syr-Dar Shovelnose Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae Kazakhstan A1ae, D1 fedtschenkoi Sturgeon Pseudoscaphirhynchus Small Amu-Dar Acipenseriformes ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia Biology (1996)

Acipenser: see Acipenseridae. Acipenseridae, sturgeons (plate 2): a family (26 species; order Acipenseriformes) of sluggish, bottomfeeding, mostly marine fishes of the Northern Hemisphere, which ascend large rivers to spawn. They have 5 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The iamily Acipenseridae includes one other genus. Scaphi'rhynrhui. the shovel~ hm1l or shovel-nosed sturgeon, distinguished b the long. broad and flat snout. the suppression oi the spiracles. an the union oi the longitudinal rows oi scales ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of The Aquatic World (2004)

by Marshall Cavendish Corporation


Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

They were *bony fish with many fossil relatives, including, for example, the still- extant families Acipenseridae (sturgeon), Polyodontidae (paddlefish), and Polypteridae (bichir). palaeoseismology The study of ancient *earthquakes, primarily by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

Lamna Sauropterygia Sclerorhynchidae Elasmosauridae Myledaphus bipartitus Leurospondylus ultimus Archosauromorpha Osteichthyes Champsosaurus albertensis Acipenseriformes Crocodylia Acipenseridae Crocodylidae Acipenser sp.

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