Accelerating the recovery of the European Eel

Delivering our Duties for Eel – Environment Agency Position Paper

We want to provide a substantive contribution to addressing man-made pressures on eel that offer the real chance to prevent a further decline and to support recovery in the stock of European eel (Anguilla anguilla (L.). We must achieve escapement of silver eel to a minimum of 40% historic levels in each of the river basins we influence. Our aim is to see eel fulfilling its role in the aquatic ecosystem and providing social and economic benefits from recreational and commercial fishing at sustainable levels. […]

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LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE
HELP US SUPPORT THE RECOVERY OF THE EUROPEAN EEL