100 Days Project

Chrissies Creatures: Did you know ?

...this unique aspect about this creature !

Day 24:

Eel

New Zealands native eel , Tuna, grows large and grows old - 12-35yrs+(one recorded at 106yrs)

- matures in the freshwater rivers and streams of NZ then migrates into the sea travelling thousands of kilometers to breed once then die

- females lay between 1 - 20 million eggs and the young find their way back to NZ to begin the cycle again