The plight of Beluga sturgeon

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 […]
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About Sturgeon Aquafarms

Our Mission Sturgeon Aquafarms was founded in 2001 with the intent to protect and preserve endangered sturgeon species. Our History After successfully importing Beluga, Sevruga and Osetra broodstock on 13 trans-atlantic flights from Europe and 7 years of permit applications, they finally reached their current home near the borders of Alabama and Georgia in Bascom, Florida. Our facility, which was built in 2009, using modern sustainable limited footprint designs, sits on 120 acres in Northwest...
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  • Cliff White

    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 […]

    Cliff White

  • Sturgeon Aquafarms – Press-Release – October 22, 2018

    BASCOM, MIAMI, October 22, 2018. Sturgeon Aquafarms LLC, the exclusive aquaculture facility in the possession of the Caspian Beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) in the United States and the largest Beluga fish farm in the world, together with Marky’s Caviar, it’s exclusive distributor of Beluga caviar in the US, today jointly announced that a planned sustainable […]

    Sturgeon Aquafarms – Press-Release – October 22, 2018


  • Jenny Splitter

    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 […]

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