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Irish eels swim 5,000km every year to spawn in the Bahamas, Irish Mirror

October 25th, 2016 | by

The study showed one particular eel completed a huge journey of 6,982km during 273 days at sea. Irish eels are proving themselves to be an adventurous bunch – after new research showed they make an annual 5,000km swim to the Bahamas. Experts from Inland Fisheries Ireland have cracked one of the greatest animal migration stories after using pop-up satellite tags fitted to 40 fish to track the mammoth journey…
Irish Mirror, 24/10/16. Read the full article ‘Irish eels swim 5,000km every year to spawn in the Bahamas‘.

Irish eels swim 5,000km every year to spawn in the Bahamas

Irish eels swim 5,000km every year to spawn in the Bahamas, Irish Mirror


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