Fish Egg Heists Up as American Caviar Prices Soar

Wildlife officials fear lucrative prices for American caviar may be enticing poachers to illegally harvest and sell eggs from the protected paddlefish in the Midwest.<@SM><@SM><TAB>On one night, suspected poachers cut open more than 40 fish in search of eggs before tossing the carcasses aside, said Brek Henry, the game warden in Rogers County.

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