Caviar Sturgeon Species List

Beluga (Huso Huso) 

Originating from the Caspian region; the species normally matures between 15 and 20 years, and can live up to 100 years and reach more than 1000 kg. It is marked as the largest freshwater fish in the world.


Oscietra (Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii) 

These species originated from the Caspian Sea and the Danube River. The species normally matures in the tenth and eleventh year, and can live up to 50 years and reach more than 20 kg.


Siberian (Acipenser Baerii) 

These species originated from the regions of Russia and Siberia, and are currently farmed in France, Germany, China and other Caviar producing countries. The Normally mature in the seventh and tenth month, and can live up to 20 years and reach more than 15 kg.


Kaluga (Huso Dauricus) 

Found in the Amur River; similar to the Beluga the species normally matures between 15 and 20 years, and can live up to 100 years and reach more than 1000 kg. In terms of size it is second to the Beluga, and shares many similar properties; so much so that is sometimes known as the ‘River Beluga’.


Amur/Imperial (Acipenser Schrenckii X Huso Dauricus)

A Hybrid, descended from Kaluga (♀) and Shrenckii (♂); the wild hybrid can be found in the Amur River between China and Russia. The species normally mature in the eighth to the tenth year, and can live up to 60 years and reach more than 50 kg; It is a unique variety from China.


Sevruga (Acipenser Schrenckii) 

Found in the Amur River between China and Russia. The species normally matures between the seventh to tenth year, and can live up to 30 years and reach more than 20 kg. This is the smallest of the sturgeon species, and due to its quick reproduction is quite commonly found.


Bester (Huso Huso X Acipenser Ruthenus)

A Hybrid descendant of the Beluga (♀) and Sterlet (♂), the wild hybrid can be found in the Danube River. The species normally matures in the eighth to the tenth year, and can live up to 60 years and reach more than 50 kg. It is a unique variety from China.


Sterlet (Acipenser Ruthenus) 

This is a relatively small species that originate from central Europe and Asia. The species normally matures between the seventh year, and can live up to 30 years and reach more than 18 kg.