Downeast Fisheries Trail website
Maine Sea Grant College Program
Once abundant in nearly all Maine rivers, American eels (Anguilla rostrata) were an important food source for residents of Downeast Maine, especially during the fall and winter. This article takes a look at American eels fisheries in historical context.
Beaty, Julia, "Fisheries Then: American Eel" (2014). Maine Sea Grant Publications. 73.
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