SUDOANG at the Global Eel Science Conference

The Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) invited SUDOANG coordinator Estíbaliz Díaz (AZTI) to give a talk at the online event “Global Eel Science Conference” (November 12th), a series of talks about the efforts that are ongoing to protect and enhance anguillid eel populations across a range of countries. The presentation “From Gibraltar to the Mediterranean […]

Data collection and storage

Collecting data from various sources about eel populations is the first step towards the estimation of eel escapment to the sea. All data received have been collated in the SUDOANG database, whose structure is inherited from the database for eels (DBEEL), developed during the POSE project, which estimated potential and actual escapement of silver eel […]

Towards recovery of European eel in the Mediterranean Sea

The European eel was classified as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) after multiple factors – including habitat loss, overfishing, oceanic changes and an increase pollutant and pathogen levels –  had collectively contributed to the decline of the species. Scientists and administrations from nine countries (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, […]