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Eel population in bad state

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Thu, 14.12.2017 - 10:35

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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 Atlantic and the Baltic and changes in the internal domestic conservation arrangements of several countries.

It seems that the proposal comes too late although imported eels are still being sold in well stocked supermarkets.