Sturgeons, CITES, and the Caviar Trade
IOCS Presentation at CITES 15th Conference of Parties
Beginning at 5:30-7pm
March 18, 2010
Salwa Rm #2 - Sheraton Doha Resort Hotel, Qatar
Sponsored by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science.
Presentation at this event.
This special IOCS presentation will be given by Dr. Ellen Pikitch and Dr. Phaedra Doukakis to highlight their latest findings from a study of Caspian Sea beluga sturgeon recently published in Conservation Biology, as well as an overview of the status and trends of global sturgeon fisheries. Presenters from IUCN and TRAFFIC will also address caviar trade and labelinig issues as well as the current status of sturgeon species.