The effects of contaminants in European eel: a review.

  title={The effects of contaminants in European eel: a review.},
  author={Caroline Geeraerts and Claude Belpaire},
  volume={19 2},
European eel (Anguilla anguilla (L.)) stocks are in decline in most of their geographical distribution and their status is considered below safe biological limits. Recently, there is an increasing awareness that spawner quality might be an essential element in the decline of the species since pollution by bioaccumulating chemical substances may have a large impact on the reproduction success of the eel. This review gives an overview of the literature on the effects of contaminants on the… CONTINUE READING

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