European Eel (Anguilla anguilla)
European eels have a long and complex life cycle. They are a migratory, catadromous fish, feeding and growing in fresh water but returning to the sea to spawn.
Steve Mowat is the project manager for ZSL’s Thames Eel Projects
Joe Pecorelli runs the Citizen Science programme.
Matthew Gollock chairs the IUCN Anguillid Specialist Sub-Group.
Partners & Sponsors
- Environment agency
- Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
- Doyly Carte Foundation