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Caspian Beluga Caviar / Sturgeon now illegal

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Caspian Beluga Caviar / Sturgeon now illegal

JMF | Oct 1, 2005 02:18 PM

The Fish and Wildlife Service suspended import of and foreign commerce in beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) caviar and meat originating in the Caspian Sea littoral states of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Turkmenistan effective immediately. The action was taken under the special rule that was promulgated to control the trade of threatened beluga sturgeon. Interstate commerce in beluga sturgeon caviar or meat from the Caspian Sea basin that was legally imported into the U.S. before the trade suspension is not prohibited.

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