Policy Brief on eel management in the Med

Europe’s eel population has declined dramatically since the 1960-1979 reference period and recruitment is now very low. The Mediterranean region has been moving ahead in recent years, adopting the most progressive eel management measures. However, additional conservation measures are still needed to support the recovery of this critically endangered species for the future of eels and fishers. In this joint Policy Brief by MedReAct and FishSec, we give an overview of the eel management framework and eel management in the Mediterranean as well as the need for further recovery measures.  
Published on September 1, 2023