Senses help navigate during migration: European eel
European eels navigate during long migrations by being sensitive to many different types of stimuli.
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Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
[Freshwater eel, European eel, Eel, Common eel, Silver eel, Sing eel, Weed eel, Yellow eel]
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered
Habitat(s): Marine Neritic, Marine Oceanic, Wetlands
Some organism data provided by: FishBase
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Multi-sensitive devices to aid in siting of marine installations.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Marine navigation, marine exploration and siting