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Sturgeon

Here's One Way To Get 'No-Kill' Caviar

Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

In 2010, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) made a shocking announcement: In part due to humans' insatiable appetite for caviar...

An Unlikely Foodie Haven In The Caucasus

Scott Norvell | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Scott Norvell

It's mid-March in Baku, the waning days of a bleary Caspian winter, and every time we sit down to eat, the most incongruous array of fresh produce is ...

The Atlantic Sturgeon: It's Endangered, Now What?

Taylor Kubota | Posted 04.03.2013 | Green
Taylor Kubota

Most people have at least some understanding of the Endangered Species Act but what really happens after an animal is declared endangered?

Caviar Crackdown A Success, Researchers Say

Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

When the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) listed sturgeon as endangered and began regulating the caviar trade in 1998, ...

PHOTO: 'Sea Monster' Washes Ashore In South Carolina

Posted 03.27.2012 | Science

With an odd, greenish pattern, this creature didn't look like anything the locals had ever seen when it washed up in Folly Beach, just South of Charle...

Louisiana's Pearl River Fish Will Take Years To Rebound

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Experts say the Pearl River's fish population will need three to five years to recuperate, and some species -- including certain mussels -- may not fully return.

The Gulf's Ocean and Inland Fish Face Multiple Threats

Susan Buchanan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Decades of commercial overfishing, along with oil and gas exploration and refining, hurricanes and last year's BP spill are among the misfortunes facing fish in the Gulf.

Giant Fish Jumps In Boat, Breaks Woman's Leg

AP | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green

FANNING SPRINGS, Fla. -- A sturgeon jumped into an airboat on a Florida river and broke a 25-year-old woman's leg. Witnesses say the fish was about 5...

Sturgeon: As Old As The Dinosaurs And On The Brink Of Extinction

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 07.31.2011 | Home

TULCEA, Romania — Alas, poor Harald. Wired up to a satellite transmitter, he had much to teach science about the life of the great sturgeons of ...

The Future of Seafood? Farming Siberian Sturgeon For More Than Just Caviar

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Jim Michaels, of Mote Marine Laboratory's Siberian Sturgeon Program. Jim has been working for over a decade on an eco-friendly and sustainable solution for growing farm-raised sturgeon.

Ancient Fish Fights For Survival

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOPEWELL, Va. — Researcher Matt Balazik wears his passion for saving the Atlantic sturgeon on his right arm – a tattoo of the ancient fish...