Hydropower plants kill thousands of eels

ICES advice for 2014, applicable for the widely-distributed and migratory stock of European Eel, is for all human-caused mortality  influencing production and escapement of silver eels to be reduced to as close to zero as possible. Credit: Ron O...

Following recent reports from ICES and HELCOM classifying several species of eel as critically endangered, Oceana says that aside from fishing, hydropower plants are also killing hundreds of thousands of eels every year.

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