21 September 2013

• The America Eel


“The American eel (Anguilla rostrata) is a peculiar fish and not just because they can survive out of water for several hours breathing through their skin. Their migration cycle is contrary to other migrating fish in the Connecticut River.

"They come into the river as juveniles, leave as adults, and most sources claim they spawn in the Sargasso Sea. That makes them the only catadromous fish in our watershed….”

Read the full article at this link: VTDigger.com


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