Marked eels released in Mar Menor to investigate their behaviour
Representatives of fishermen and ANSE and WWF technicians have released half a hundred eels in the Mar Menor. (Photo: WWF)
Conservation organizations ANSE and WWF released half a hundred marked European eels in the Mar Menor in order to investigate their behaviour and try to settle the many "gaps" in the species that still exist.
This week the Mar Menor has become the centre of European experts and managers of eels, participating in a conference on the species organized by the two associations. For several days, researchers, fishermen, NGOs, fisheries managers, among others, have met in San Pedro del Pinatar to shed light on this fish in order to get to know it better and support its recovery in the southeast of the peninsula.
During the next days and weeks new releases of specimens acquired by ANSE will be performed ...