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Ban on Beluga Caviar Points to Sturgeon's Worldwide Decline

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Science  07 Oct 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5745, pp. 37
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5745.37a

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ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN-- Seeking to protect one of the oldest species of fish on Earth, the United States on 30 September banned importing caviar from the king of sturgeon, the beluga.