Comments for: American eel considered for endangered species status

Posted Oct. 04, 2011, at 4:36 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 04, 2011, at 5:06 p.m.

MACHIAS | Late each winter, elver nets appear in the Machias River, as they do in scores of Maine rivers. Harvesters capture the eels while they are in the juvenile stage and sell them to Asian brokers, who then grow the eels in captivity to adult size and sell …

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