Suitcase to Hong KongBig Business Baby Fish (4/5)

7 min
Available from 07/09/2018 to 01/07/2020

Traffickers smuggle live eels to Asia by the tonne via Hong Kong. Chinese aquaculture depends on fry imports from Europe as eels cannot be born in captivity. The baby eels are then fattened on Chinese fish farms and sold on at a profit. This explains, perhaps, the disappearance of eels from Europe’s rivers.

  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2017