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The Sturgeon of Odessa


A unique aquaculture enterprise, pedigree reproducer of the purebred lines of the disappearing wild type species of sturgeon at Danube and Dniester Delta


Odessa Sturgeon Breeding Complex is a unique aquaculture enterprise, pedigree reproducer of the purebred lines of the disappearing wild type species of sturgeon such as Sterlet, Russian Sturgeon, Siberian Sturgeon, Beluga (Huso Huso), Stellate Sturgeon.

Siberian, Russian, Stellate Sturgeon, Huso Huso, Sterlet and their hybrids as well as Carps and Herbivorous that used to reside in the north-west of the Black Sea and the Danube Delta.

Purebred lines of the disappearing wild type species of sturgeon make it easy to get tough fry that grows fast and has a strong immune system.

OOK was registered in 2006. It is situated in the north-west of the Black Sea and the Danube and Dniester Delta in the territory of a Danube Biosphere reserve and Dniester National Park that excludes the influence of technological processes and human interference in wild nature.

Albino Sterlet and Sterlet Caviar
Siberian Sturgeon Caviar

Odessa sturgeon breeding complex rears fish in conditions which are close to natural. Natural environment and fed all natural foods ensure for a stunning flavor and quality of products as well as healthy and strong fry of the indigenous species of fish. Advanced technologies that are used in the farm enable OOK to reproduce the full life cycle of fish– from egg to egg.

Since 2008, OOK has attended Government fishery programs and since then more than 100 thousands of sturgeon fingerlings listed in the Red Book of Ukraine (Stellate Sturgeon, Sterlet, Russian Sturgeon)

Sturgeon Alevin

Stellate sturgeon, Sterlet and Russian Sturgeon have been released in Danube.

Albino Sterlet Alevin
Albino Sterlet Caviar

The fish farm is a large supplier of aquaculture products in Ukrainian and world market.

The wide range of products includes:

  • Black and rare golden sturgeon caviar which are considered to be ones of the world’s great delicacies. Natural environment of sturgeon breeding ensure for a stunning flavor and quality of caviar;
  • Marketable fish (scaly carp, Ukrainian frame carp, hybrid carp, mirror carp);
  • Fertilized eggs of sturgeon wild types which are far-famed for big and strong offspring;
  • Juveniles for releasing into rivers and lakes. They have a big size and a strong immune system.
Alevins
Black Caviar

You can find more details about Odessa Sturgeon Breeding complex on www.odessasturgeon.com