, Volume 48, Issue 1-4, pp 427-435

The threatened status of acipenseriform species: a summary

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...increased demand has recently driven the price of black market smoked sturgeon as high as $ 26 a kilogram. With poachers standing to gain roughly a third of this price [besides the much higher price of caviar], a large fish could be worth thousands of dollars. Gary Hamilton in Canadian Geographic, July/August 1996, p. 62