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Noun1.Acipenseridae - sturgeonsAcipenseridae - sturgeons        
fish family - any of various families of fish
Ganoidei, order Ganoidei - a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales
sturgeon - large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe; widely distributed in the North Temperate Zone
Acipenser, genus Acipenser - type genus of the Acipenseridae: sturgeons
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9 Interesting Facts About Caviar Caviar is a delicacy exquisitely composed of salt-cured roe of the Acipenseridae family.
Lindley et al., "Research tools to investigate movements, migrations, and life history of sturgeons (Acipenseridae), with an emphasis on marine-oriented populations," PLoS ONE, vol.
Reproductive biology and early life history of fishes in the Ohio River drainage, Volume 1, Acipenseridae through Esocidae.
Considerations on evolutionary mechanisms of osmotic and ionic regulation in Acipenseridae: An overview.
Lateralisation of rotational swimming but not fast escape response in the juvenile sterlet sturgeon, Acipenser ruthenus (Chondrostei: Acipenseridae).
Volume 2: Bony fishes part 1 (Acipenseridae to Grammatidae).
London, March 20 (ANI): The latest version of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has declared the fish family Acipenseridae, more commonly known as sturgeon or caviar fish, as the most endangered group of animals.