Uncontrolled Eel-Hunting In The Caribbean
Authorities regulate eel-hunting in the USA. But once you step over to the Caribbean, authorities do not regulate it. Eladio Fernandez captured a group of fishermen caught in illegal activity over the El Limon River. To get this shot, Fernandez was dedicated to the cause and spent several days waiting to capture the perfect photograph depicting what we see here. Due to numerous reasons, eels are considered an endangered species. Illegal fishing, as we see here, in addition to the development of hydropower turbines and pumping stations that kill the movement (Courses).