Eels have been making news all over the world recently for several different reasons, including Governments in North and Central America introducing new fishing controls.
Here’s a round up of some of the latest global eel stories:
Ecuador:Ecuador formalises and regulates eel fishing industry
Peru: Quota of 5,000 tonnes set for eel
USA: Maine to hold final hearing on elver catch cuts
Philippines: Rice eel turned from pest to profit
New Zealand: Hooking into Carmichael eels