Eel fishing

The eel was once thought to spawn ‘in the entrails of the earth’. That myth has been disproved, but mystery still surrounds the eel’s life-cycle. The eel (Anguilla anguilla) has a long thin body which is pai’ticularly slimy, giving rise to the saying ‘as slippery as an eel’. The protruding lower jaw is noticeably longer …

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