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Fig. 41. The spawning areas of the northern temperate species of anguillid eels in the subtropical gyres of the western North Atlantic showing the Florida Current (FC), Gulf Stream, and North Atlantic Drift (A), and in the western North Pacific showing the North Equatorial Current (NEC), Mindanao Current (MC) and Kuroshio Current (B). The region where spawning likely occurs by the southern temperate anguillid species in the western South Pacific is also shown along with the South Equatorial Current and the East Australian Current (C). Adapted with permission of the American Fisheries Society from Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment. Haro A, Avery T, Beal K, Cooper J, Cunjak R, Dadswell M, Klauda R, Moffitt C, Rulifson R, Smith K (eds). Review of ocean-atmospheric factors in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans influencing spawning and recruitment of anguillid eels. Miller MJ, Kimura S, Friedland KD, Knights B, Kim H, Jellyman JD, Tsukamoto K. Am. Fish. Soc. Symp. 69. Bethesda, Maryland. 2009a; pp. 231–249, Figure 2.

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