Sturgeons become the most critically endangered species!
March 25, 2010 · Print This Article
This is BIG NEWS! The International Union for Conservation of Nature is putting sturgeon species on their Red List.
Following an extract from a recent press release from the IUCN:
Eighty five percent of sturgeon, one of the oldest families of fishes in existence, valued around the world for their precious roe, are at risk of extinction, making them the most threatened group of animals on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The latest update of the Red List assessed the status of 18 species of sturgeon from all over Europe and Asia and found that all were threatened.
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