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The Book of Eels

Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World

Patrik Svensson

Remarkably little is known about the European eel, Anguilla anguilla. So little, in fact, that scientists and philosophers have, for centuries, been obsessed with what has become known as the “eel question”: Where do eels come from? What are they? Are they fish or some other kind of creature altogether? Even today, in an age of advanced science, no...
Publish Date
2020
May 26
First Published in 2019
Goodreads rating
3.94
ISBN
9780062968814
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Dec 29, 2020
@lmillernpr @mary_roach @BorkPower @rosegeorge3 @DrLindseyFitz @RebeccaSkloot @anjaroyne @HopeJahren @eleanorherman @sciencegoddess Also, The Book of Eels by Patrick Svensson! Beautiful and insightful.      source