Polyodon

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Top-grade caviars are harvested from other sturgeon species, including the Chinese kaluga and the American paddlefish. Many companies also offer Iranian caviars, which had been banned prior to 2000.
Academic and government researchers in aquaculture review the literature regarding aspects of American paddlefish culture that might be relevant to cultivating the species now that many states in the Mississippi River basin have closed the natural fisheries because of consistent over-exploitation.
oxyrhynchus) and the American paddlefish (Polydon spathula) were already on Appendix II.
They studied "primitive" cartilaginous fish-Australia's bamboo shark and its cousin, the elephant shark-as well as three bony fishes-the Australian lungfish, the zebrafish and the American paddlefish.
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