Real caviar is a luxury food because of its scarcity delicacy and taste. Sturgeon has been the original source of caviar and despite caviar now being made from other species of fish such as salmon sturgeon remains.
It is pasteurized or non pasteurized depending on the market.
Sturgeon fish caviar. The eggs are produced by carp salmon wild sturgeon whitefish. The family is grouped into four genera. Depending on the country caviar may also be used to describe the roe of other species of sturgeon or other fish such as salmon steelhead trout lumpfish whitefish or carp.
Sturgeon is the common name for the 27 species of fish belonging to the family acipenseridae the earliest sturgeon fossils date to the late cretaceous and are descended from other earlier acipenseriform fishes who date back to the triassic period some 245 to 208 million years ago. Ossetra caviar like all sturgeon caviar is known for its health benefits. Caviar is actually unfertilized salt cured fish eggs from different species of sturgeon.
The beluga b ə ˈ l uː ɡ ə or great sturgeon huso huso is a species of anadromous fish in the sturgeon family acipenseridae of order acipenseriformes it is found primarily in the caspian and black sea basins and formerly in the adriatic sea going on maximum size it is the eighth most massive living species of bony fish. Traditionally the term caviar refers only to roe from wild sturgeon in the caspian sea and black sea beluga ossetra and sevruga caviars. Beluga is a caviar extracted from the huso huso sturgeon.
While roe can contain the skein alongside the eggs caviar is typically separated from the skein during processing. Caviar is a source of vitamins and minerals including omega 3 which helps to promote a healthy nervous circulatory and immune system. Acipenser huso scaphirhynchus and pseudoscaphirhynchus.
Fish roe is very high in protein and fatty acids such as omega 3 which are good for your immune system and have anti inflammatory properties. It can boost your immune system due to the content of zinc as well as vitamins a c and e. Caviar depends on the type of fish that produce them.
Integrated fish farming system. Originally found in the black sea caspian sea azov sea it was also present in italy in the adriatic sea ionian sea and their tributaries before its extinction. Sturgeon caviar is different from other fish egg based cuisine such as salmon roe.
A fish that can reach 8 meters 26 ft in length and more than 1 5 tons 3300 lbs in weight. Others are lumpfish american ossetra russian ossetra beluga sevruga and kaluga hybrid. Heavily fished for the female s valuable roe known as.