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- Marohn, Lasse; Jakob, Eva; Hanel, Reinhold
- Journal of sea research 2013 v.77 pp. 100-106
- catadromous fish; eel; Anguillicoloides crassus; strontium; body length; anthropogenic activities; Anguilla anguilla; inland waters; otoliths; migratory behavior; freshwater; muscles; calcium; decline; larvae; coastal water; lipid content; swim bladder; spawning; latitude; habitats; Baltic Sea; North Sea
- ... European eel (Anguilla anguilla) recruitment is declining dramatically since the 1980s. Causes for this decline are explained by a combination of environmental changes basically affecting oceanic larval stages and a variety of anthropogenic impacts during the continental phase. Today, evidence is growing that poor silver eel quality has a major impact on reproductive success, implying that habitat ...