Can you label the key features of a European eel?

A fun and interesting way of learning about the eel anatomy, these adaptations help the eel travel from the saltwater of the Sargasso Sea to our freshwater rivers in the Thames catchment.

European Eel Anatomy
European Eel European Eel Anatomy

Thames Catchment Community Eels Project completed in March 2022,  for more information please contact us

Working together in partnership

Thames Rivers Trust
Action For The River Kennet
South East Rivers Trust
Thames 21
Thames Estuary Partnership
Green Recovery Fund Project
The Thames Catchment Community Eels Project is funded by the government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund is being delivered by the National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with the Environment Agency and Natural England.

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