The journey of sturgeon in the North Caucasus was interrupted by the police
Shelkovskoy district of Chechnya, the police together with the inspectors of Rosselkhoznadzor detained a large shipment of frozen sturgeon. Precious cargo found in the car following from Dagestan.
The total weight of the products without veterinary accompanying documents amounted to 326 kg reported Fishnews in the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor.
The veterinary Department said that the Federal act No. 150 of July 2, 2013 introduced in the criminal code a new article – 258.1, criminalize poaching and trafficking of the “red book” of aquatic resources. The list includes sturgeon species.
Fish – 52 carcasses – were seized and sent for species identification to the Makhachkala branch of the Caspian fisheries research Institute. Against the carrier a criminal case.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru