Production of sturgeon caviar and meat in a commercial enterprise in Uruguay- Video

Video credit:Facundo Marquez (Estuario del Plata – Uruguay)

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)

The enterprise has a production capacity of about 10 tons of caviar and 700 tons of sturgeon meat every year. The facility is located at the Rincón del Bonete Reservoir on the River Negro. The facility has land-based facility (hatchery, nursery, feed mill) as well as grow-out cages located in the River Negro. All of the breeding cycle of farmed sturgeon takes place on the facility.

The three species/varieties of sturgeon are: Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser Baerii) and Sterlet (Acipenser Ruthenus).




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