Osage Catfisheries http://kcur.org en Why Caviar Producers Are At Odds With An Oklahoma Conservation Program http://kcur.org/post/why-caviar-producers-are-odds-oklahoma-conservation-program <p></p><p>The American paddlefish is a pretty bizarre-looking creature, named after the long, flat appendage jutting out from its head, but&nbsp;the prehistoric species has made a reputation for itself around the world for another reason: caviar.&nbsp;In between the rivers and the five-star restaurants, the eggs pass through fish houses run by a unique group of American fishermen who, decades ago, threw out their nets to catch a piece of this lucrative market.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:34:23 +0000 Ryan Schuessler 40059 at http://kcur.org Why Caviar Producers Are At Odds With An Oklahoma Conservation Program