Anguilla anguilla

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has issued the latest edition of its Red List of threatened species.  Established in 1964, the Red List is widely recognized as the world’s most comprehensive source of information on the degree of threat faced by animal, plant and fungus species.  Over 32,000 species are threatened with extinction representing 27 per cent of the over 120,000 so far assessed.  

13 Jul 2020

The 3rd Meeting of the Range States for the European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) held from 25 to 26 June 2019 in Malmo, Sweden highlighted the urgent need to do more to protect the species’ critically endangered population. The meeting was co-organized by the Sargasso Sea Commission, and funded jointly with the Government of the Principality of Monaco.

08 Jul 2019

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Common names
English European eel; Common eel; River eel; Weed eel
FrenchAngèle; Anguille d'Europe; Anguille européenne; Anguille jaune; Civelle; Leptocéphale
SpanishAnguila; Anguila europea
GermanEuropäischer Aal
ClassPisces (Actinopterygii)
Scientific name Anguilla anguilla
AuthorLinnaeus 1758