On the brink of a caviar ban

时间:2019-03-02 05:20:00166网络整理admin

The world’s wildlife police are closer than ever to banning international trade in caviar from the Caspian Sea. This week officials at the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) denied reports that they had imposed a ban preventing the 2004 harvest of caviar entering shops. But they said there was still no agreement with countries round the Caspian Sea on fishing quotas that would protect the species that provide the fish roe, including the highly prized beluga sturgeon,