The threatened status of acipenseriform species: a summary

@article{Birstein2004TheTS,
  title={The threatened status of acipenseriform species: a summary},
  author={Vadim J. Birstein and William E. Bemis and John Waldman},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={48},
  pages={427-435}
}
...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