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American Hackleback Sturgeon Caviar

American Hackleback Caviar - Scaphirhynchus platorynchus

Arrives chilled, never frozen.

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The shovelnose sturgeon, otherwise known as Hackleback fish, sand, or switchtail sturgeon are a smaller size sturgeon that are found on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers in the United States.  The Hackleback sturgeon is one of the most common types of sturgeon found in these rivers and in North America in general.  Wild hackleback sturgeon caviar is very popular in the United States and around the world due to its great flavor, and because it is one of the few types of sturgeon fish which are still commercially fished in the wild.

The roe of the Hackleback is quite dark and a medium size compared to other sturgeon caviars.  The flavor of American Hackleback Caviar is very rich and nutty and is often found to be very comparable to other caviars from the Caspian and Black Seas.  Our Hackleback Sturgeon Caviar is the only sturgeon that is 100% wild caught, is never farmed, and is always sustainably harvested.

Nutritional Information

Hackleback Black Caviar is full of many nutrients that can naturally help boost your health.  Vitamin A, C, & E in the caviar combine to make a great immune system booster than naturally helps to fight viral infections.  Even if you don't count the vitamins, the zinc in itself is a huge immune system booster as well.  When you buy sturgeon caviar you are also guaranteed to get an excellent dose of Omega-3.  The best thing about getting a healthy dose of Omega-3 is how it has a very large list of positive effects on the body.  A proper dose of Omega-3 every day can help boost and protect everything from cognitive function, to eye and skin health.

Storage & Serving

Each tin of American Hackleback Sturgeon Caviar will arrive to you fresh with gel ice packs.  You must immediately transfer the product to the refrigerator, do not freeze.  The ideal way to serve it is allow it to reach room temperature.  The classic way to serve any wild sturgeon caviar is to serve it on top of tiny blini, topped with a dab of crème fraiche.  


  • Wild Caught
  • Made In The USA
  • Ingredients: Shovelnose Sturgeon Caviar, Salt
  • Overnight Shipment Included


When you order Wild American Caviar from us you will have it shipped via FedEx to your door.  All shipments are sent out in sealed styrofoam containers with enough gel ice to make sure it gets to you cold via FedEx Overnight.


What Is Hackleback Caviar?

Hackleback Caviar is the roe of a Shovelnose Sturgeon.  It is known to be commonly fished in the wilds of the Mississippi River.  Hackleback caviar is known to be very high quality even though it is not a classic European caviar.

 What Does Caviar Taste Like?

There are many different types of caviar, for example there are a few types of sturgeon, all of which have a slightly unique taste.  Real black caviar should not have an overly salty or fishy flavor.  Salty or fishy is usually a characteristic found in salmon roes, or lumpfish or other imitation caviars.

 How To Eat Caviar?

The classic way to eat black caviar is to make blini, which are small and thin crepe like pancakes, and to serve the caviar on top of creme fraiche.

 How To Serve Caviar?

The classic way to serve any black caviar is either with high quality vodka or French champagne.

Why Is Caviar So Expensive?

The price of caviar is due to the rarity of certain species, and the high demand of this quality product.

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