Community Conservation: The Anguillids of Ambon

When people think about the world’s most threatened animals, it’s unlikely that Anguillid (freshwater) eels spring to mind. In Europe, freshwater eels are one of our least appreciated but most critically endangered species, having declined by around 95% since the 1980s. Unlike most people, as a freshwater ecologist, I spend a lot of time thinking about animals like the freshwater eel because globally, all freshwater species are facing considerable threats.

2021-01-06T14:13:14+00:00December 9th, 2019|Conservation, Fish, Guest Author, Interview, Newsletter|

An Interview with Jeremy Wade

Most divers are interested in coral reefs and other marine environments, so people used to wonder why I was so keen to see brown fish in brown water! It’s true that a lot of freshwater fish aren’t all that exciting visually, but in fact there are some incredible looking fish out there in rivers and lakes, even if we don’t often get to see them.

2021-01-06T14:13:17+00:00April 18th, 2019|Angling, Conservation, Guest Author, Interview|
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