Illegal eels

Posted by Daniel Nyqvist | Nyheter

Two articles on the eel fishery and illegal trade of glass eels have been published on the Guardian Environmental Blogs. Despite fishing quotas and trade restrictions tons of European eels are illegally exported to lucrative Asian markets.

Read the articles about the illegal eel trade

Part I – Illegal eel: black market continues to taint Europe’s eel fishery

Part II – Illegal eel: who is pilfering Europe’s catch?

Glass eels. Photo from The Guardian.

In the second article, NRRV (eng. River Ecology and Management Research Group at Karlstad University) collaborator Florian Stein‘s work in Hong Kong is cited.