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  • n  the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
  • n  voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins

  • Some 2,200 years ago Aristotle dignified the lowly eel by puzzling about the mystery of its life.
  • The wetlands around the relatively shallow, meandering river and its tributaries provide a rich habitat for hundreds of species of birds and other animals; eel, trout and Atlantic .
  • The Oscillating Propulsion System, above right, whips through water like an eel; a little weight inside the tip helps build momentum so you can cover long distances faster without .
News & Articles

  • 200 volunteers build 'willow wall'
    WEOTT -- Students, teachers and chaperones recently helped build a “willow wall” to provide bank stabilization and improve salmonid habitat on a 200-foot length of Bull Creek, a tributary to the Eel River.
    June 24, 2013 - Eureka Times-Standard
  • Mendocino Co. supervisors deny appeals, allow music festival
    Rejecting two appeals, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to allow a music festival to be held just days before another popular event along the Eel River.
    June 24, 2013 - The Willits News
  • River racing
    And they're off. More than 30 crafts took to the waters of the Eel River Saturday for an annual raft race hosted by Jonesy's Old Style Inn. The event raised more than $5,000 for A Cause For Paws, which will go toward veterinary costs for the animals
    June 23, 2013 - Pharos-Tribune

  • Ralph Nader in Washington Post
    Terry McAuliffe is slipperier than an eel in olive oil,Nader said in an interview.
  • Danny Maciocia in Toronto Sun
    It's been something that's been long-overdue and I think the players eel the same way about it,said Maciocia. "I've stated it before because I was asked about the whole Waterloo situation in the CIS. I'm totally against players taking...
  • Ban Ki-moon in Washington Post
    After taking the oath of office on December 14, Ban, 62, said he would try to "act as a harmonizer and bridge-builder" and then joked with reporters that he was nicknamed "a slippery eel" but insisted he was a "media friendly person."

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