19 October 2015

• “American Eels Will Not Be Listed Under the Endangered Species Act”

“American eels will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday, a victory for fishermen who catch the increasingly valuable species…

”The petitioners argued that the eels have lost more than 80 percent of their habitat and that the stock is jeopardized by commercial fishing. But the wildlife service issued a report Wednesday saying that ‘there have been large declines in abundance from historical times,’ but the species ‘currently appears to be stable….’”

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