Asetra caviar is the processed roes of any of 3 different species of Asetra fish, namely Iranian Asetra (A.persicus), Russian Asetra(A.gueldenstadtii) and Ship Asetra(A.nudiventris).

 Asetra has medium size eggs and the range of its color may vary from light to dark gray to light brown and even golden color.

Asetra has a unique mild nutty taste and is popular among caviar lovers.