Calls for crackdown on illegal eel smuggling from Europe

Legal eel farmers in Europe are pushing for a clampdown on gangs smuggling the fish to Asia in massive quantities

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    Europe is at the heart of an illegal wildlife trade operation worth an estimated $4bn.

    Wild eels are being smuggled by gangs to Asia in massive quantities.

    Now there are calls from legal eel farmers in Europe for a clampdown on the illicit syndicates.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from Volendam, the Netherlands.


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