14 April 2013

• Fishermen Caught Illegally Seining Eels Worth $2,500/Pound

“Glass eels are worth nearly six times their weight in silver this year because Asian fish farmers are desperate for baby eels to raise for market. Eels feature in kabayaki, Japanese barbecued eel, and other Asian seafoods, but farmers are unable to replicate the eel’s complex and mysterious life cycle in captivity.”

Read story at: APP.com

• UNH* Prof Receives Award for Book on Fishing

“While overfishing is often thought of as a contemporary problem, [the book] examines how fishermen were transforming the sea long before fishing became an industrial enterprise.”

Source: CTPost.com

*University of New Hampshire

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