European Eel   EEL
 
 
Scientific Name:
Anguilla anguilla
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Common Eel
Group:
Fishes
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
CR-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas

Facts Summary:
The European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas. This species is also known by the following name(s): Common Eel.

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