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Farming of Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baerii) for caviar production in Uruguay (Caviar obtaining)

Credit: Alejandro Perretta (Uruguay) Upon the end of raceway phase in raceways when fish are at 6 years of age, sturgeon females are slaughtered and caviar (eggs) is obtained. The photo shows female fish which are prepared before slaughtering. A female when slaughters measures about 1.5 meter in length and weighs about 8 kg. Caviar …

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