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American eels will not be added to endangered species list

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ruled that American eels will not be protected under the Endangered Species Act, following a multiyear federal review. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, responsible for stock assessment and regulating eel harvest found the current eel population to be “stable but depleted.” To read more, click here.


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