Published 28th July 2008
“Test fishing” loophole a cover for commercial caviar trade
Cambridge, UK, 28 July 2008—A report into Amur River sturgeons finds that “test fishing”, a system established with the aim of sturgeon population monitoring, is used as a cover for commercial fishing to circumvent an official ban on commercial fishing imposed in 1984.
Siberia’s black gold: Harvest and trade in Amur River sturgeons in the Russian Federation
Alexey Vaisman, Pavel Fomenko