As Eels Grow in Value, US Government Clamps Down on Poaching by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Changes in the worldwide sushi 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 jeopardi…

Published: August 7, 2017 at 12:36AM

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