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Old 01-21-2005, 09:02 AM
wrke wrke is offline
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Just finished reading a very interesting book on eels: Consider the Eel, by Richard Schweid. Absoutely fascinating and I recommend highly. The Japanese consume 191 million pounds of eel annually. Europeans, 55 million pounds. BTW, I have a Canadian friend who lives on the St Lawrence who fishes the river commercially. He gave up fishing eels nearly 10 years ago.
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