China Imported 40 Tons of American Eel Elvers This Season, Up 60% From A Year Ago
In the 2023 glass eel fishing season (November 2022-October 2023), China, the largest eel farming country, appears to have secured a 70-ton level due to a bumper harvest off the Chinese coast after February and a significant import increase in imports from North America. Suisan Keizai Shimbun reported that it was about 1.5 times the previous fishing season when the glass eel released into the pond was around 50 tons.
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