Document Type

Article

Editor

Dan Kircheis

Fred Kircheis

James McCleave

Publication Title

Downeast Fisheries Trail website

Publisher

Maine Sea Grant College Program

Publication Date

2014

Publisher location

Orono, ME

Abstract/ Summary

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.

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