The duration of migration of Atlantic Anguilla larvae

  title={The duration of migration of Atlantic Anguilla larvae},
  author={Sylvain Bonhommeau and Martin Castonguay and Etienne Rivot and Richard Sabati{\'e} and Olivier Pape},
Oceanic larvae of the European (Anguilla anguilla) and American (A. rostrata) eels have to cross the Atlantic Ocean from the Sargasso Sea to European or North American coasts before entering continental habitats. In some European rivers, eel recruitment is now <1% of levels in the 1980s. A better understanding of the effects of anthropogenic pressures and environmental fluctuations on eel larvae and subsequent recruitment is a prerequisite to build efficient management plans. The present paper… CONTINUE READING
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