The eel’s diet is mainly characterized by worms, insect larvae and small crustaceans. In addition, small animals are also eaten by the pointed-headed eel.
The broad-headed eel, also feeds on fish and frogs. It can be recognized by its broad head shape.
The nocturnal Anguilla anguilla also feeds on invertebrates and fish spawn and brood.
For fishing for eel, the diet consists mainly of roundworms, small fish and fish shreds.
We go into this in more detail in the article Eel bait.
Book tip on eel food
Here is another book tip if you are looking for more information about the eel and its food: AnzeigeDer Aal