Translation of sturgeon in Spanish:


esturión, n.

Pronunciation /ˈstəːdʒ(ə)n//ˈstərdʒən/


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    esturión masculine
    • 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.