Beluga Caviar, Straight From The Farm In Florida

by Jenny Splitter, FORBES “For the last 35 years, we’ve been in the business of importing and distributing caviar,” begins Mark Zaslavsky, a Ukrainian emigre and an owner of Sturgeon Aquafarms, a Florida-based caviar aquaculture facility that counts the rare and prized beluga variety amongst its offerings. Zaslavsky first got into the caviar business as […]

Florida-based caviar producer damaged by Hurricane Michael

By Cliff White SeafoodSource, October 24, 2018 Sturgeon Aquafarms, which produces caviar and sturgeon meat at its farm in Bascom, Florida, suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Michael, forcing a reduction of its production of beluga caviar in advance of the 2018 holiday season. Hurricane Michael caused extensive damage in the Florida panhandle at the beginning […]

The plight of Beluga sturgeon

Sturgeon date back to the Triassic period, nearly 250 million years ago and are widely considered living fossils due to the slow path of evolution they have endured over millennia. The size of some historic wild Beluga sturgeon has classified them in some realms as the largest freshwater fish, having reached weights over 3000 pounds. […]

Sturgeon AquaFarms Showcases Sustainable Set-Up and Future Job Opportunities

By: Bergen Baucom – Email Updated: Sat 11:04 AM, Jul 13, 2013 Bascom- For some, fences make the best neighbors. But after Thursday night’s town hall meeting in Sneads, Sturgeon AquaFarms President, Mark Zaslavsky said he knew that rule didn’t hold true in Jackson County. To read the full article, please visit:–215299891.html

Sturgeon session draws standing room only crowd

Posted: Friday, July 12, 2013 2:30 pm | Updated: 3:16 pm, Fri Jul 12, 2013. Deborah Buckhalter / Jackson County Floridan The tri-state battle over management of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system is not the only “water war” that’s raging. To read the full article, please visit: