In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The lake sturgeon is a fish of temperate waters and is found only in the Northern Hemisphere in North America.
- Happily, on several rivers, the sturgeon now thrive and have become an important fishery resource once again.
- Other fishes, such as catfishes and burbots, probably eat the young shovelnose sturgeons.
- Also, being closely related to sturgeons (family Acipenseridae), American paddlefish produce highly coveted roe, or caviar.
- The river once teemed with sturgeon - fish so swollen with eggs their weight can exceed 2000 pounds.
- A subspecies of the Atlantic sturgeon, Gulf sturgeons are found in the coastal rivers of the Gulf of Mexico.
- To try to prevent the loss of a crucial population of Pallid sturgeons, 750 captive-bred fish were released in 1998 into the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Transfer the sturgeon to a cutting board and reserve any excess liquid.
- Shortnose sturgeon are diadromous sturgeons found in rivers along the east coast of North America from New Brunswick to Georgia.
- White sturgeon and sockeye salmon both come to freshwater to spawn.
- The Razumovskiy carries smoked or cured sturgeon and salmon for between 31 and 75 roubles for 100 grams.
- The same day, another couple was driving a boat on the river when a sturgeon jumped up and smashed into the boat's windshield.
- Grilled sturgeon is lavishly drenched in black vinegar and eggplant.
- Since sturgeons and paddlefish have lost many traits of most bony fish - they lack scales and have a cartilaginous skeleton - their fossil records are very sparse.
- Either a basal gnathostome such as a shark or a basal actinopterygian such as a sturgeon would be equally instructive.
- The sturgeon's heterocercal tail is extremely flexible and the upper tail lobe trails the lower during the fin beat cycle.
- The tail fin of most ray-finned fish, with the exception of sturgeons and paddlefish, is homocercal, nearly symmetrical about the midline.
- Caught primarily for their unfertilized eggs, which are processed to yield caviar, sturgeons and paddlefishes are particularly vulnerable to overfishing.
- Today only a few species, such as sharks, sturgeons, and lampreys, have electro-sensing capabilities.
- Place sturgeon in a non-reactive dish pour marinade over and turn to coat completely.
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