Poached eels: US strikes at illegal harvests as value grows

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 17:32 in Biology & Nature

BREWER, Maine (AP) -- Changes in the worldwide fisheries industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the big demand and big prices have spawned a black market that wildlife officials say is jeopardizing the species....

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