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Articles tagged: Freshwater

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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Freshwater Eels June 13, 2016

Freshwater eels are the most familiar of eel, and they comprise of around 16 species. They have a pretty unusual characteristic scientifically known as catadromy, in which they live most of their lives in freshwater, but goes to saltwater to spawn. Though they can’t see well in murky waters, they have an incredible sense of…

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