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Series of eel seizures was conducted in Mainland China last spring

As far as we can identify from Chinese websites, the following seizures were conducted in Spring 2017 in Mainland China:

On 24 March 2017, Guangzhou Customs intercepted two Chinese passengers and seized approximately 88kg (42 bags in 6 luggages) of A. anguilla live glass eels
huizhou.cn

In late March 2017, customs at Guangzhou Airport intercepted a passenger flying from Turkey and seized 43 bags of A. anguilla live glass eel
news.sina.com.cn

In early April 2017 Shanghai Costumes arrested three people and seized 68 bags of A. anguilla live glass eels
customs.gov.cn

On 30 April 2017, eight boxes of A. anguilla live eel fry weighing 200kg, which came from Portugal via Amsterdam and were seized at Hangzhou Airport.
news.sina.com.cn

200 kg of European glass eel coming from Portugal via Amsterdam were seized at Hangzhou Airport



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