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Other publication - Peer-reviewed, 2003

Worldwide decline of eel resources necessitates immediate action - Québec declaration of concern

Dekker, Willem; Casselman, John M.; Cairns, David K.; Tsukamoto, Katsumi; Jellyman, Don; Lickers, F. Henry; Welsh, S.


The steep decline in populations of eels (Anguilla spp.) endangers the immediate future of these legendary fish. With less than 1% of major juvenile resources remaining, precautionary action must be taken immediately to sustain the stocks.

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2003, volume: 28, number: 12, pages: 28-30

Authors' information

IMARES, Wageningen UR
Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research (RIVO)
Casselman, John M.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Cairns, David K.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Tsukamoto, Katsumi
University of Tokyo
Jellyman, Don
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
Lickers, F. Henry
Akwesasne Mohawk Community
Welsh, S.

UKÄ Subject classification

Fish and Aquacultural Science

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