American Unagi seeks to grow lucrative elvers on US soil

Published on
June 6, 2019

The Maine elver fishery, in the past several years, has gone from a small niche to one of the country’s most valuable seafood products by volume. 

The relatively short season wrapped up this year on 22 May and brought in a total of just over 9,600 pounds of elvers, or just over 4 metric tons, close to the total quota of the fishery …    

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