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Canadian import company fined for illegally importing European eel meat

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(Source: Sustainable Eel Group) The Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canadian and foreign species of wild animals and plants that may be at risk...   Read More

New FAO report discusses European eel in trade

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(Source: Sustainable Eel Group) CITES and the sea: Trade in commercially exploited CITES-listed marine species. For the chapter on European eel, Florian Stein, SEG’s...   Read More

European eels — one gene pool fits all

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(Source: Science Daily/Uppsala University) European eels spawn in the subtropical Sargasso Sea but spend most of their adult life in a range of fresh-...   Read More

SEG position on the eel stock status, and our ambition for recovery

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(Source: Sustainable Eel Group) The eel is nearly extinct – this is often claimed – necessitating a call for a total emergency, with all measures...   Read More

Wide Sargasso Sea

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Country Life Magazine features European eel in a recent article shared by the Sustainable Eel Group. Wide Sagrasso Sea: They can dive deeper than...   Read More

108 smugglers arrested and over 2 tonnes of glass eels seized in Europe

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(Source: Sustainable Eel Group) EUROPOL, 04 June 2020. On the occasion of the World Environment Day, which takes places tomorrow, Europol marks this day...   Read More

Specieswatch: glass eels – can these slippery customers stage a comeback?

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(Source: The Guardian) Efforts to protect the European eel, under threat from pollution and the damming of rivers, are having some successThis is the...   Read More

Victorian elver wars – times of trial

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At CCSEF, good work is worth sharing even from the past and this is a worthwhile article we look to pass along. Victorian elver...   Read More

Using Image Analysis Software to Assess American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) Elver Development

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CCSEF was one of several sponsors of a recent presentation at Acadia University entitled “Using Image Analysis Software to Assess American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)...   Read More

Trafficking Updates

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(Resource: Sustainable Eel Group) Estimates of the legal and illegal exploitation of European glass eel The full pie represents the annual amount of young eel...   Read More

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