Definition of Acipenser huso
1. Noun. Valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas.
Generic synonyms: Sturgeon
Group relationships: Acipenser, Genus Acipenser
Terms within: Beluga Caviar
Lexicographical Neighbors of Acipenser Huso
Literary usage of Acipenser huso
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1831)
"... acipenser huso, and some- other spe- Isinglass, ties. Vesica natatoria, the swimming bladder. In place of this necessary information to the student we ..."
2. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1856)
"rt, " Isinglass Sturgeon, acipenser huso, Linn.—A notice of the occurrence of this species on the coast of Cork, in July, 1845, was communicated to the ..."
3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The common sturgeon of the Atlantic on both shores is Acipenser sturio. acipenser huso and numerous other species are found in Russia and Siberia. ..."