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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (2): 17–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
...h.e. chehabi Caviar, the roe of sturgeon, was one of Iran's major export items before the Islamic revolution of 1979. But the consumption of sturgeon was considered forbidden (haram) under Shiite law because under that law only fishes with scales (and their roe) can be eaten, whereas the sturgeon...