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The return of the eel

The European eel is currently staging a remarkable comeback, with record numbers of juvenile eels arriving to the European coast from the Sargasso Sea for the third consecutive year… 1,013 more words

River Shannon

Glass eels in the Shannon estuary

These young eels (glass eels and elvers) were caught during experimental dip netting work we undertook during early April 2014 in the Shannon estuary area (Ferry Bridge, River Maigue estuary). 403 more words

Shannon Estuary

Millions of glass eels in the Shannon estuary

Following on from the reports from the UK and other European countries that there are record numbers of glass eels arriving to European shores for the third year running, we can confirm what appears to be another massive run of glass eels has arrived into the Shannon estuary. 1,131 more words

Eel Management Plan