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The endangered sturgeon

Sturgeon have lived in European waters for more than 200 million years. But sturgeon eggs - or caviar - are a prized delicacy. Despite a ten-year ban on commercial fishing of wild sturgeon in the Danube and the Black Sea, poaching is a huge industry.

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