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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Four Commercial Species of Eel August 29, 2016

Eels are any fish that belongs to order Anguilliformes, which is comprised of 4 suborders, has 20 families, 111 generals, and around 800 species. Majority of eels are predatory animals, meaning they hunt or prey on other animals for food. The word “eel” is referred for other fishes with similar shape, such as the spiny…

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Four of the Most Popular Saltwater Aquarium Eels August 22, 2016

With long, elongated, serpentine-like body and a mouth full of extremely sharp teeth, saltwater eels have quite a intimidating appearance. And this is why many exotic pet loves choose to have them in their home aquarium, including the fact that most species adjust well in new habitats, even in life in captivity.  Some types of…

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What is an Eel? August 15, 2016

An eel is a snakelike fish characterized by an elongated body and low fins. Depending on the species, they can live in both salt and fresh water, although, all eels breed and spawn in saltwater. Several freshwater species are consumed for their meat by humans; they’re popular delicacies in Asian and European cuisines. Because of…

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Can you Eat Electric Eel August 8, 2016

Eels resemble a serpentine-like appearance with their elongated bodies and low fins. They can survive and live in both fresh and salt water, though all types of eels breeds in salt water. Many eel species are consumed by humans, and they’re common delicacies in many Asian and European countries. Fresh water eels such as unagi…

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Will Eels Make Good Pets? August 3, 2016

This may sound strange, but many people think eels are gentle, and they make good pets. Many aquarium workers even testify that these serpentine-like sea creatures behave like dogs, exhibiting great intelligence, which is uncharacteristic for animals other than mammals. Still, this is not enough reason to categorize them as good pets. However, more and…

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