The American eel, with its long, sinuous, snake-like body, may be one of the most easily identifiable fish of the Atlantic coast. But what is truly remarkable about the eel is not its shape, but its life history. Eels are
American eel are managed by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (go to the ASMFC page for this species). Come back to this Fissues.org page frequently to get the latest news & opinion.