He weighed in seven hounds and two eels
"They are said to resemble eels
with a horse-like mane running along the back.
When supply is abundant, swamp eels
are sold for P120 to P150 a kilogram, the farmers said.
Mr Ellis added: "We have safely put the eel
back in a nearby canal so it can continue exploring our wonderful waterways.
Or the Gulf Stream may weaken a southward-flowing current called the shelf break jet, which may hinder eel
larvae from reaching their destination.
She says "We kept it alive and after identifying and weighing the eel
we released it back into the dam to fight another day".
The European eel
is found and exploited in fresh, brackish and coastal waters throughout most of Europe (though in the Black Sea area, natural occurrence is doubtful) and along the Mediterranean coasts of Africa and Asia.
Okay, so now we are all eel
experts, but still it would be good to know a bit more, so I expanded my research by telephone and spoke to some real eel
Caption: When its prey fights back, an electric eel
repositions its body to boost the zap.
are known to cross short distances of land between water sources but Surf Snowdonia believe the most likely explanation would be that they entered the water in a holding bay between the hydro-electric plant and the lagoon.
After a number of phone calls to different organisations, the Environment Agency gave permission for staff at the plant, operated by px limited, to return eels
and fish - believed to be freshwater dace - into the River Tees.