Thursday, January 24, 2013


Sturgeon | The Sturgeon  or European, and Kaluga (Huso huso) is a species of anadromous fish in the sturgeon family (Acipenseridae) of Acipenseriformes order. It is found mainly in the basins of the Black Sea and Caspian, and sometimes in the Adriatic Sea. Very valuable fished for roe of the female known as Sturgeon caviar Sturgeon is a huge fish and a late maturing, which can live for numbers 118 species of years.The were significantly reduced by overfishing and poaching, which prompting many governments to adopt restrictions on trade. Most similar to Sturgeon Huso Huso huso is dauricus kaluga, also called the "Sturgeon River".

The common name of the sturgeon, Sturgeon whale as for the independent, is derived from the Russian word белый (Belyy), which means "white". The Sturgeon is a large predator that eats other fish. As do many sturgeons, the Sturgeon travels upstream in rivers to spawn. Sturgeon whales are much larger than giant catfish Mekong giant arapaima or.
The female Sturgeon is typically 20% larger than the male. Sturgeon caviar is considered a delicacy throughout the world. The flesh of the whale, on the other hand, is not particularly renowned. Sturgeon caviar has long been scarce and expensive. The endangered status of the fish was more expensive than caviar Sturgeon before.IUCN class as critically endangered.
It is a protected species listed in Annex III of the Bern Convention, and its trade is restricted under CITES Appendix II. The Mediterranean population is strongly protected under Annex II of the Bern Convention, the prohibition of intentional killing of these fish. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has banned imports of Sturgeon caviar and other Sturgeon from the Caspian Sea since October 6, 2005, after the announcement sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act of the United States.

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