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As eels grow in value, US government clamps down on poaching

23:19 EDT 6 Aug 2017 | Physorg.COM

Changes in the worldwide sushi industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the big demand and big prices have spawned a black market that wildlife officials say is jeopardizing the species.

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