Japanese Breed Eels in Captivity

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Photograph: jrmyst

And now, for your daily update on Japanese Food of the Future: scientists in Yokohama have successfully bred the second-ever generation of fully cultivated eels. Bred from eels that were themselves bred in captivity, this provides hope that future generations of eels will be able to be cultivated, and lessen the strain on natural eel resources, which have plummeted 90 percent in the last 30 years. [via Cold Mud]

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