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Paddlefish Investigations Lead to Arrests

Approximately 85 Missouri Department of Conservation agents and 40 special agents of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as other wildlife officers from other states, contacted more than 100 suspects in Missouri and eight other states to issue citations, execute arrest warrants, and gather additional information regarding a paddlefish-poaching investigation. These were the result of illegal commercialization of Missouri paddlefish and their eggs for national and international caviar

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