Feb 21, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120718
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sturgeons sea caspian of enemies fishing, unauthorized oil, official ministry agriculture russian a -- irna 21, .feb moscow, in sturgeon of enemies major the as fishing unaorized and oil termed .sea caspian the strugeon preserve and fishing supervise to center the of head irna told alexandrov anatoly ministry, agricultural russian the of fishing illegal with connection in arrested were persons 20,000 that .1997 in sea caspian the in volgagrad, from km 300 river, volga of area delta uninhabited the in sturgeons of fishing unauthorized for site important most the is .control government of absence to due russia said was russia by production caviar on figure official the while real the believed sources some year, last tons 1,500 at stand to .catches illegal the given more times 20 to five be to amount northern the in fields oil several develop to attempts to turning the of center concentration main the sea, caspian the of parts where sea enclosed an is sea caspian the said alexandrov sturgeons, .environment its contaminating gradually, accumulated residue oil kazakh, russian, of activities the of expansion counter to unauthorized of thousands and companies oil turkmen and azeri where zone mile 20-30 a of establishment proposed he fishermen, .banned are activities oil launching and fishing the in extinct become will sturgeon cautioned, he otherwise, .time years' three or two in sea caspian ys/rr end