Beluga (Huso huso) is the largest Sturgeon and the only predator in the Sturgeon family. An extremely rare fish found only in the Caspian and Black Seas whose catch does not exceed 100 units per year. Due to the immense size of the fish it's roe granules are also generally the biggest. Its black caviar is highly valued due to large granule size, their coarse texture, and their exotic and distinctive flavor. True Beluga (Huso huso) caviar has been banned from being imported into the United States since 2005 and there's been a lot of misleading information of what is being sold as Beluga caviar. We won't go too deep into the history and definition of Beluga caviar here, but a quick overview should shed enough light to be able to make an informed purchase. All of the Beluga caviar sold at Caviar Malosol is ethically sourced and of the highest quality at very reasonable prices.
We offer three types of Beluga caviar and they are all a hybrid. Each one is described in detail on it's corresponding page, but here's a short summary:
- Beluga Caviar- hybrid of Beluga (Huso huso) and Acipenser Ruthenus (Sturgeon)
- River Beluga Caviar- hybrid of Huso Dauricus and Acipencer Schrenkii, also known as Kaluga
- River Beluga Gold Caviar- hybrid of Huso Dauricus and Acipencer Schrenkii, also known as Kaluga