BBC Countryfile Magazine / 93. A riverside wander in search of Britain's most mysterious fish

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Annabel Ross wades through floodwater in the Severn Valley near Tewksbury to meet Andrew Kerr of the Sustainable Eel Group and talk about the astonishing serpent-like eel and its still unexplained life story. We meet a traditional Severn Elver fisherman, hear a glorious eel poem by Hugh Dunkerley and cap it all off with folk singer Kitty Macfarlane's delightful song Glass Eel. Listen on for a perfect podcast. Image by students of Plymouth University as part of the the Eel Cargo project, which raises awareness of the plight of the European eel.  


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