What is caviar?

Caviar is the egg of certain species of fish known as sturgeon. Different species of these fish live in the Northern Hemisphere, but the Caspian Sea is the most important natural habitat for some of these species. About 90% of the natural caviar supplied to world markets comes from the Caspian Sea.

what is the meaning of the word “caviar”?

Caviar is a Persian word from the word “khagavar “ meaning  tiny eggs. Caviar is known as” black pearl”.

Caviar is  unfertilized eggs from the ovary of  female Sturgeon fish.

The value of these fish, in addition to meat, is due to their eggs, which are known as black pearls. It takes between 12 and 16 years for the Sturgeon fish to produce  caviar.