genus Acipenser

noun
type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
Syn: ↑Acipenser
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenseridae, ↑family Acipenseridae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Acipenser — Taxobox name = Acipenser fossil range = fossilrange|83|0 Campanian to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology… …   Wikipedia

  • Acipenser — Störe Atlantischer Stör (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) Systematik Unterklasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopteryg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Acipenser — noun type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons • Syn: ↑genus Acipenser • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenseridae, ↑family Acipenseridae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acipenser oxyrinchus — Taxobox name = Acipenser oxyrinchus status = NT | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px image caption = A. o. oxyrinchus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Acipenseriformes familia = Acipenseridae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Acipenser huso — noun valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas • Syn: ↑beluga, ↑hausen, ↑white sturgeon • Hypernyms: ↑sturgeon • Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenser, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acipenser transmontanus — noun food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America • Syn: ↑Pacific sturgeon, ↑white sturgeon, ↑Sacramento sturgeon • Hypernyms: ↑sturgeon • Member Holonyms: ↑Acipenser, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acipenser — Ac i*pen ser, prop. n. [L., the name of a fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See {Sturgeon}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acipenser rubicundus — Lake Lake, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea, Icel. l[ o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la kkos pond, tank. Cf. {Loch}, {Lough}.] A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth s surface, and supplied from the drainage of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dabry's sturgeon — Acipenser dabryanus Conservation status Critically Endangered …   Wikipedia

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