The following are three additional cool sites where you can find more information about the Anguilla rostrata:

U.S. Geological Survey:

Encyclopedia of Life:

World Register of Marine Species:



American Eel. N.d. Photograph. Web. 29 Mar. 2013. <>.


COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the American eel Anguilla rostrata in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. x + 71 pp. (


Encyclopedia of Life 2013.>. Accessed 13 March 2013.


Fish Base 2013.>. Accessed 5 April 2013.


Helfman, Gene S. "Diel Distribution and Activity of American Eels (Anguilla Rostrata) in a Cave-Spring." Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 43.8 (1986): 1595-605. Web. 5 Apr. 2013.


Hickman, C., L. Roberts, S. Keen, A. Larson, and D. Eisenhour. 2011. Animal Diversity, Sixth Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc,. New York, New York, USA.


Krueger, William H., and Kenneth Oliveira. "Evidence for Environmental Sex Determination in the American Eel, Anguilla Rostrata." Environmental Biology of Fishes 55.4 (1999): 381-89. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.


Jessop, Bm, Jc Shiao, Y. Iizuka, and Wn Tzeng. "Migratory Behaviour and Habitat Use by American Eels Anguilla Rostrata as Revealed by Otolith Microchemistry." Marine Ecology Progress Series 233 (2002): 217-29. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.


McCleave, J.D., R.C. Kleckner, and M. Castonguay. 1987. Reproductive sympatry of American and European eels and implications for migration and taxonomy. Pages 286-297 in M.J. Dadswell, R.L. Klauda, C.M. Moffitt, R.L. Saunders, R.A. Rulifson, and J.E. Cooper, editors. Common strategies of anadromous and catadromous fishes. American Fisheries Society Symposium 1, Maryland.


N.d. Photograph. Web. 5 Apr. 2013. <>.


Negus, Jim. N.d. Photograph. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. <>.


Ohio Department of Natural Resources 2013.>. Accessed 5 March 2013.


Ogden, John. "Relative Abundance, Food Habits, and Age of the American Eel, Anguilla Rostrata (LeSueur), in Certain New Jersey Streams." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 99.1 (1970): 54-59. Web. 5 Apr. 2013.


Oliveira, D. 1999. Life history characteristics and strategies of the American eel Anguilla rostrata. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:795-802.


"Range Map for the American Eel from Nature Serve." Map. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2013. <>.


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department 2013.>. Accessed 5 April 2013.


Tyson, Gary. American Eel. 2012. Photograph. Tiadaghton Audubon Society, Stanley, Va. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1987. Species profiles: life histories and environmental requirements of coastal fishes   and invertebrates: American Eel. Biological Report 82.


Wang, Ch, and Wn Tzeng. "Interpretation of Geographic Variation in Size of American Eel Anguilla Rostrata Elvers on the Atlantic Coast of North America Using Their Life History and Otolith Ageing." Marine Ecology Progress Series 168 (1998): 35-43. Web. 2 Apr. 2013.


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