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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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Three other road and bridge improvement projects in Eel River Bar First Nation, Nash Creek and Robinsonville will ensure travellers have access to safe and reliable roadways.
Third spot went to Nathan Guscott with an eel weighing 0.68kgs.
GANGS are smuggling endangered baby eels out of Britain in a black market trade worth PS3billion.
Head of the Fortean Centre of Zoology in Devon, Richard Freeman, said this is the first time the horse eel has been hunted for since the 1960s.
They described the swamp eels as similar to 'small snakes seen in the paddy field.'
The five-foot eel - thought to be two decades old - was found in a canal after the water was scoured during a pollution incident.
The mystery of the American eel starts and ends in the Sargasso Sea, the only sea in the world without a coastline.
All in all it was only about a five minute fight, and as it broke the surface we saw it was an eel.
Eel, Anguilla, glass eel, bootlace, restocking, stocking, fishery, technical development, natural resources, international cooperation, development and protection, enhancement and recovery.
In a study published in Nature Communications last October, researchers from Laval University and Dalhousie University have collected the first recorded evidence of eel migration to the Sargasso Sea.
So, at the stage of being abandoned by its now-dead parents in the middle of the ocean, the eel is called a grass eel and is between 1.5 and 2.5 inches long.
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.
But now it is believed the six million gallons of fresh water have also attracted another water loving creature - eels.
Three European fresh water eels were discovered during the draining of the site's fire water pond - along with more than 50 fish.
European eel (Anguila Anguila) is classified as a critically threatened species of fish protected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.