lake sturgeon

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Related to Acipenser fulvescens: Lake sturgeon

lake′ stur`geon


n.
a sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens, of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi and St. Lawrence rivers.
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In the cases of European eel, northern pike, and lake sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens, both increases and decreases in hematological values have been reported in fish as a consequence of food restriction (Johansson-Sjobeck et al.
Scientifically known as Acipenser fulvescens, lake sturgeon belong to a unique family of fish called Acipenseriform, and are one of 27 sturgeon species worldwide.
An effort to reintroduce the endangered species Acipenser fulvescens into lakes and rivers requires raising juvenile fish in an aquaculture setting.