Research breeds new hope for Japan's endangered eels

Aug 19, 2017

Research breeds new hope for Japan's endangered eels

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The future of roasted eel, the Japanese summer delicacy braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures and their mysterious migrations become increasingly endangered. Soaring demand for Japanese eel, or Anguilla japonica, helped put the creatures ...