acipenser acipenser


  • (n) type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons


  • White Sturgeon Hatch-Success Study Yields Clues to Restoration Strategy

    COOK, Wash. — The eggs of endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon are less likely to hatch on some of the surfaces that have been made more common by human, or anthropogenic, changes on the river, a new U.S. Geological Survey report has found. The white sturgeon ( Acipenser transmontanus ), once common in much of North America, is a very large, slow-to-mature fish that has evolved little from ...
    on October 22, 2013     Source: USGS

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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /