News tagged with eel

Eel expedition 2014 has arrived in The Sargasso Sea

The research vessel Dana is currently in the Sargasso Sea on an intensive research expedition to the European eel's spawning grounds subsequently following the eel larvae's drift back to Europe. The Sargasso ...

Mar 20, 2014
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Dutch fishermen give vanishing eels new lease of life

On an autumn morning on a small Dutch canal, fisherman Aart van der Waal pulls up a fish trap stuffed with squirming eels—not for the pot, but as part of a bold initiative to save the critically endangered ...

Oct 07, 2013
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A reality show with depth: Live ocean exploration

(AP)—Vicious fights! Stunning beauties! Surprises around every corner! Yes, it's reality TV but with a lot more depth—as much as 10,000 feet (3,048 meters). It's live coverage of deep-sea exploration off Nantucket and ...

Aug 08, 2013
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Slippery eel slides towards disaster

Cupping a tiny, translucent eel in the palm of his hand, New York environmental researcher Chris Bowser shook his head in amazement. "This is worth about one dollar," he said.

May 11, 2013
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