[Sca-cooks] eels again
sprucebranch at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 22:39:15 PST 2011
I would find it odd if there were protections in place in America, since so
few people (mostly recent immigrants eat them.
On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Ana Valdés <agora158 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry to catch late with the eel topic! In Sweden we used to have a lot of
> eels at the coast in Skåne and in the Atlantic Westcoast, but they are very
> scarce now and the government is discussing to have laws banning the
> of eels at all. The eels dont find the way any longer to the Sargasso sea
> where they mated and the specie is risking to become extint.
> I dont know how is the situation at the US, if there are measures to
> the eels.
> In the island I often visit, Åstol, is only a fisherman left and he catches
> eels and smoke them the traditional way. Nice to have them with scrambled
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 3:09 AM, Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net> wrote:
> > Looking at this, he's preparing American freshwater eel (Anguilla
> > rostrata). You'll need to get it through a dealer on the East Coast as it
> > an Atlantic fish. It is similar to A. anguilla, the European freshwater
> > eel. The two species differ in number of vertebrae and chromosome count.
> > In Oklahoma, I would try a specialty fishmonger (we have one or two) to
> > if they could get it.
> > If you want to try to chase down eels (or any other seafood for that
> > matter), you might try some of the sources in this directory:
> > http://www.trade-seafood.com/directory/seafood/eel-freshwater.htm
> > Bear
> >> okay, so what species of eel are we talking, here, and where can I get
> >> some?
> >> --
> >> Ian of Oertha
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