Unscreened hydros and water pumps are a massive killer of eels
The first sustainable eel product with kite mark
The great eel house at the once vast wetlands of Castiglione Della Pescaia, Tuscany Italy. Lost habitat is a major cause of the eel’s decline.
The SEG Eels in the Classroom Programme - restocking a lake with Glass Eels
The West Facing Rivers of Europe are barricaded by 10,000’s of flood defence barriers. These concrete walls and steel doors prevent the eels entering their nursery habitats which are essential for the transition from glass eel to pigmented juvenile.
Eels are largely nocturnal and like to hide making population measurement enormously difficult
Typical eel pass - Green bristles in a wet tray so enabling elver migration over the concrete and steel barriers
Silver Eel Research Venice November 2011
There is hope - Willem Dekker addressing the SEG 5th Anniversary conference in London. 2015
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Article from The Guardian
The German eel-organization, Initiative zur Förderung des Europäischen Aales e.V. (IFEA), organized a successful eel-conference in Potsdam, close to Berlin. Scientists, NGO’s, Government and industry …