Eel: An Industry Apart
Big Business Baby Fish (2/5)
The Loire is the river flowing with the most eels, brought by the Gulf Stream. However, here too, far fewer fry arrive than before. Mickaël Vallée is one of 225 eel fishermen on the river. He tells us of his daily battle to survive, caught between fishing quotas and poaching that means he is loosing out on thousands of euros.