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New “slime eel” regulation ensures fishermen capture the largest, slimiest
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New “slime eel” regulation ensures fishermen capture the largest, slimiest

You won’t find “slime eels” on menus in California, but the Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stoutii supports a small but consistent export fishery. Prized by foodies in South Korea, the depletion of Korean fisheries has sent demand abroad. This month brought the start of a new trap requirement to ensure that California’s hagfish stocks stick around. … Continue reading