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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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