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the fatty flesh of eel

voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins

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Catania has tussled with eels using what he calls his electric eel chew toy--an electrode-fitted dead fish on a stick--to measure current.
Eels are known to cross short distances of land between water sources but Surf Snowdonia believe the most likely explanation would be that they entered the water in a holding bay between the hydro-electric plant and the lagoon.
Four rounds ago, the Eels won 28-16 at Wests Tigers.
After a number of phone calls to different organisations, the Environment Agency gave permission for staff at the plant, operated by px limited, to return eels and fish - believed to be freshwater dace - into the River Tees.
European eels are selling in Europe at an average price of EUR 500 per kilogramme, while the price in Asian countries can reach up to EUR 1,300 per kilo, the statement read.
Viewers were not the only ones curious about the unusually large eels.
ey were delivered by the Eels in Schools project, which highlights the plight of the endangered species.
But up and down the Atlantic Coast today, eels are finding the path to survival a very slippery one.
The device, operated by ESB, is meant to help the eels swim around the hydroelectric power station in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.
As air breathers, eels must come to the surface every 10 minutes to gulp for air.
On flatlines at the surface, deploy two silver eels astern at about 30 feet and 40 feet.
The Severn Rivers Trust and the Sustainable Eel Group released the eels into the River Teme in Ludlow as part of a national campaign to increase eel populations in UK rivers and lakes.
Some MEPs have called for possible restrictions or bans on catching eels - but these calls have not even been voted upon in committee.
Electric eels live in the murky streams and ponds of the Amazon and Orinoco basins of South America.
THOUSANDS OF LIVE SWAMP EELS SHIPPED TO NORTH America from Asia since the 1990's to ethnic food markets might be the origin of the food-borne illness gnathostomiasis.