[ pɐsˈɪfɪk stˈɜːd͡ʒən], [ pɐsˈɪfɪk stˈɜːdʒən], [ p_ɐ_s_ˈɪ_f_ɪ_k s_t_ˈɜː_dʒ_ə_n]
How to use "Pacific sturgeon" in context?
The pacific sturgeon is a large, powerful fish with a long and deeply forked spear-like spine that runs the length of its body. These massive creatures can weigh up to 400 kg and can reach lengths of up to 2.5 m. The Pacific sturgeon is found mostly in the Pacific Ocean and is considered a critically endangered species. They are threatened by intensive commercial fishing, pollution and overfishing. There are thought to be around 200 remaining Pacific sturgeons in the wild.
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