ABSTRACT

Anguillid eels have fascinated biologists for centuries due to their spectacular long-distance migrations between freshwater habitats and their spawning areas far out in the ocean. This book provides a long overdue update on the biology and ecology of anguillid eels and features comprehensive coverage of the key features of the genus Anguilla. It c

chapter 1|20 pages

Taxonomy and Distribution

ByTakaomi Arai

chapter 3|16 pages

Evolutionary Genomics of North Atlantic Eels: Current Status

Byand Perspectives

chapter 4|17 pages

Spawning Ground and Larval Segregation of the Atlantic Eels

ByTakaomi Arai

chapter 5|20 pages

Spawning Ground of the Japanese Eel Anguilla japonica

ByTakaomi Arai

chapter 6|19 pages

Spawning Ground of Tropical Eels

ByTakaomi Arai

chapter 7|35 pages

Early Life History and Recruitment

ByDonald J. Jellyman, Cédric Briand

chapter 8|28 pages

Juvenile Eels: Upstream Migration and Habitat Use

ByDonald J. Jellyman, Takaomi Arai

chapter 9|21 pages

Feeding Ecology

ByHendrik Dörner, Søren Berg

chapter 10|14 pages

Adaptation to Varying Salinity

ByM. Giulia Lionetto, M. Elena Giordano, Trifone Schettino

chapter 11|19 pages

Migration, Gamete Biology and Spawning

ByP. Mark Lokman

chapter 12|26 pages

Contaminants in Eels and their Role in the Collapse of the

ByEel Stocks

chapter 15|34 pages

Fisheries, Stocks Decline and Conservation of Anguillid Eel

ByWann-Nian Tzeng