Data from: Historical data to plan the recovery of the European eel

Miguel Clavero & Virgilio Hermoso
1. Long-term perspectives are critical to understand contemporary ecological systems. However, historical data on the distribution of biodiversity have only rarely been used in applied environmental sciences. 2. Here, we use historical sources to reconstruct the historical range of the European eel, a critically endangered species. We then use this baseline range to set range targets for the recovery of the European eel, as opposed to the abundance-based targets established by the European Union, which...

Registration Year

  • 2015

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Griffith University
  • Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya