The photos were made by Carl Mydans in April 1960 and show how a sturgeon, the tastiest fish, is caught and cooked.
Houses of fishers.
Reeds in the Volga estuary next to Astrakhan.
The wooden frame of a fishing boat.
The Kazakh women are fishing.
A caught sturgeon.
Kazakh fishers next to their fish crop.
The Russian fisher is holding a sturgeon.
Fish gets processed in the workshop.
The woman is cleaning the sturgeon.
The man is cleaning the sturgeon.
The sturgeons are split now.
The caviar is put into glass cans and sent for export.
Packing of caviar at a fishing plant.
The final point of sturgeon destination.