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European eel (Anguilla anguilla) throughout its natural range

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posted on 2022-11-03, 10:53 authored by ICESICES

ICES advises that when the precautionary approach is applied, there should be zero catches in all habitats in 2023. This applies to both recreational and commercial catches and includes catches of glass eels for restocking and aquaculture.


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  • ACOM

Period covered by advice



ICES Advice: Recurrent advice

Recommended citation

ICES. 2022. European eel (Anguilla anguilla) throughout its natural range. In Report of the ICES Advisory Committee, 2022. ICES Advice 2022, ele.2737.nea,