[Sca-cooks] smoked eel

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo dama.antonia at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 03:35:52 PST 2010

Terry Decker wrote:
> Conger is a catch-all name for at least twenty different eels in at 
> least five genera.  Conger conger, the European conger ell, is an 
> Atlantic oceanic eel and the largest known eel.  What I think you want 
> is the European eel, Anguilla anguilla.

That seems right to me-- all the smoked eel I've eaten has been either 
Anguilla australis or Anguilla dieffenbachii (which are similar to A. 

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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