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Empirical observations of the spawning migration of European eels: The long and dangerous road to the Sargasso Sea
Righton, D.; Westerberg, H.; Feunteun, E.; Økland, F.; Gargan, P.; Amilhat, E.; Metcalfe, J.D.; Lobón-Cerviá, J.; Sjöberg, N.; Simon, J.; Acou, A.; Vedor, M.; Walker, A.; Trancart, T.; Brämick, U.; Aarestrup, K. (2016). Empirical observations of the spawning migration of European eels: The long and dangerous road to the Sargasso Sea. Science Advances 2(10): e1501694. hdl.handle.net/10.1126/sciadv.1501694
In: Science Advances. AAAS: New York. ISSN 2375-2548, more
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Keywords
    Escapement; Predation; Spawning; Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    European eels; animal migration; electronic tags; vertical migration

Authors  Top 
  • Righton, D.
  • Westerberg, H.
  • Feunteun, E.
  • Økland, F.
  • Gargan, P.
  • Amilhat, E.
  • Metcalfe, J.D.
  • Lobón-Cerviá, J.
  • Sjöberg, N.
  • Simon, J.
  • Acou, A.
  • Vedor, M.
  • Walker, A.
  • Trancart, T.
  • Brämick, U.
  • Aarestrup, K.

Abstract
    Fresh data on the timing and speed of the oceanic spawning migration of European eels suggest a new paradigm for spawning ecology.

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