Estimates of the legal and illegal exploitation of European glass eel
The full pie represents the annual amount of young eel coming from the ocean into Europe (440t); each segment represents a different destination. Restocking outdoor waters in Europe; Aquaculture within Europe; illegally exported legal catch; illegally exported, illegal or undocumented catch (IUU); The “Free immigrants” represent the proportion that is not caught.
2018-05-06 Smuggling European eel is getting worse／100 tonnes of glass eels to China illegally／”Final destination is Japan in particular”, reaction of Japanese market and industries are attracting the attention
(ヨーロッパウナギの密輸深刻化／中国に違法稚魚100トン／「多くは日本行き」問われる業界対応) Nagasaki Shimbun