Our sterlet was nearly two feet long, and may have cost twenty or thirty dollars.
This day investigation dropped; reconsidered verdict states poisoning to have been by sterlet caviar.
Does not this animal fulfil in the egg of the sterlet, the same office as the histriobdella in the egg of the lobster?
Still another is made of a fish called the sterlet, which is found only in the Volga, the principal river of Russia.
A favourite fish among the higher classes is the sterlet, a sort of sturgeon; soup is made of it, but it is very expensive.
There can be no doubt that the sturgeon or sterlet is meant by this term, for Platina calls the eggs of the fish “caviare.”
Polypodium hydriforme Ussow is a fresh-water form parasitic on the eggs of the sterlet.