A new story by Daniela Quintero Díaz at Earth Journalism covering the eel trade from Carribean. “Fishing for baby eels, translucent and elusive fish smaller than a pinky, has become the main economic activity for this island nation.”
Read the full story below:
From a Caribbean Island to Sushi Plates: The Million-dollar Business of Eel Fishing
In Nagua, a small coastal town in the Dominican Republic, flashlights and batteries are in short supply during the last months of the year. At dawn, walkers and bikers flood the streets. Some carry strange, homemade green mesh nets on their backs. Others, strainers.