white sturgeon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white sturgeon food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America
    • n white sturgeon valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White sturgeon (Zoöl) See Shovelnose.
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Usage

In literature:

The lakes of Ontario and Manitoba produce white fish, sturgeon and other fresh-water fish.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
The kinds of greatest economic value are sturgeon, shad, salmon, lampreys, eels, pike and whiting.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

A huge white sturgeon found dead in Dundarave this week likely came from the Fraser River, according to conservationists.
Possible World Record White Sturgeon Caught in British Columbia.
Decline of Columbia River white sturgeon and proposed fishing seasons are topic of a meeting on Feb 11.
Possible World Record White Sturgeon Caught in British Columbia .
White sturgeon fishery reopens for 18 days.
Anglers have more time to catch and keep white sturgeon in the Columbia River estuary and in the Bonneville Pool.
White sturgeon is farmed in the Sacramento Valley for at least three reasons: One, in the wild, many sturgeon species are under stress from overfishing or water pollution.
Videos & Photos: Giant White Sturgeon.
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