2012 Glass Eel Prices Top $2,000/Pound
March 29, 2012
Bangor Daily News: It may have to go up quite a ways more before it compares to gold or saffron, but the price of elvers [juvenile American eels] sure has come a long way in the past 2 years.
According to officials with Maine’s Department of Marine Resources, the first day of the state’s 2012 elver fishing season on Thursday [March 22] saw some fishermen getting as much as $2,200 per pound.
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