- Kaluga (fish)
genus = "
species = "H. dauricus"
binomial = "Huso dauricus"
binomial_authority = (Georgi,
The Kaluga ("Huso dauricus") is a large predatory
sturgeonfound in the Amur Riverbasin. Also known as the Great Siberian Sturgeon, they are claimed to be the largest freshwater fish in the world, with a maximum weight of at least 1000 kg.
caviar" comes from the Kaluga sturgeon.
* [http://www.adm.khv.ru/invest2.nsf/pages/common/kaluga_en.htm Khabarovsk Krai Government site - Tourism and Recreation - Kaluga fish (with picture)]
* [http://www.museum.ru/xkm/english3.htm Khabarovsk Regional Lore Museum (with picture)]
* [http://vn.vladnews.ru/Arch/2000/ISS226/text/upd28-1.html News article from the Vladivostok News about Kaluga poaching]
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