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Beluga Caviar Trade

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Beluga Caviar Trade

Beluga Caviar Trade

Beluga Caviar Trade

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Caviar fanciers prize Beluga caviar above all. But the numbers of beluga sturgeon have declined steeply in the last 20 years. To the dismay of many environmentalists, a six-month ban on trading in beluga caviar has just been lifted. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.