The Sturgeon Specialist Group (SSG) is a global network of over 40 sturgeon experts contributing to the conservation and sustainable use of sturgeon with members in more than ten major sturgeon range states. The SSG was established under the auspices of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN. The SSG works in collaboration with various compenents of IUCN, such as the Species Programme and TRAFFIC (a joint programme of IUCN and WWF). The SSG is well positioned to address the threats facing sturgeon species.
The Co-Chairs of the Sturgeon Specialist Group are:
Prof Dr Mohammad Pourkazemi
Director, Iranian Fisheries Science Research institute
P.O.Box: 14965-14, Tehran, Iran
Tel: +98 21 4478 7584 (5)
Fax: +98 21 4478 7955
Dr Phaedra Doukakis