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Estimating eel mortality

Over the last two decades, France has developed a methodology to estimate the mortality rate of the eels migrating downstream past a hydropower plant. This method has enabled the impact to be calculated on a scale of certain facilities and certain migration routes, prior to the implementation to measures to offset the impacts of the […]

SUDOANG at FITHYDRO final conference

Pierre Sagnes (OFB) was invited to participate in the final event (17-18 March 2021) of FIThydro, an EU-funded H2020 research project (2016-2021), which aims to support decisions on commissioning and operating hydropower plants (HPP) by use of existing and innovative technologies. The project concentrates on environmental impact assessment and the development of cost-effective environmental mitigation measures […]

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COVID affects eel fishing in Galicia

In this video from Televisión de Galicia,  SUDOANG coordinator Estíbaliz Díaz, discusses the objectives of the project for eel Management and  recovery while a Galician fisherman laments how the pandemic is affecting fishing.

The spectacular journey of the European eel

At Researchers’ Night, Lluis Zamora from the University of Girona presents a video on the biology of the eel and its extraordinary life cycle.

GEREM: the model that calculates glass eel recruitment

How to quantify the number of glass eels entering rivers each year? In this video we explain with simple examples how the GEREM model estimates glass eel recruitment even in basins where consolidated data series don’t exist.

SUDOANG in the IUCN Newsletter

Fundación Lonxanet has published an article “La anguila ya no pasea por el Manzanares. Una especie en la lista roja de la UICN y el proyecto SUDOANG” in the autumn bulletin of the Spanish committee of the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) explaining the critical state of the european eel.

Technical Conference on Eel Monitoring

The technical days on eel monitoring are organized by the French Office of Biodiversity (OFB) during November 25-26. These days are dedicated to the monitoring of eel stocks in France, bringing together associations and those responsible for this monitoring. SUDOANG has had the opportunity to present part of its work, having a very interesting discussion […]

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 […]