Boat 4
Anti-Poaching Patrol Official

Fishing authorities haul out an illegal line of hooks used by poachers to snare the sturgeon in the Volga River in Russia. Overfishing and poaching over the last decade in rivers and in the Caspian Sea is driving the beluga sturgeon toward extinction.

Photo by Christopher Pala
Courtesy of Caviar Emptor

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