Estonian text posted 11.12.2017
European eel; Common eel Euroopa angerjas or harilik angerjas Anguilla Anguilla
The European Commission has proposed a ban on eel fishing in the
It seems that the proposal comes too late although imported eels are still being sold in well stocked supermarkets.
During the last half century the European stock of eel has declined by 99%, although the EU ten years ago adopted a regulation (COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1100/2007 ) for the long-term management of the European eel population which
A great number of reasons for the decline can be listed; during the past 50 years scientists have constantly pointed out the significantly worsened conditions in the spawning grounds in the Sargasso Sea, changes in the