Eels are found in more aquatic habitats than any other fish. The American eel (Anguilla rostrata) is found in the Chesapeake Bay and watershed during different stages of its life. Look for words related to this fish in the puzzle below. Words are hidden horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forward and backward. When all of the words are found, the letters that are not used will, in order, spell out a word often used to describe eels. Words in parentheses are not in puzzle.

AMERICAN

ANGUILLA (genus)

BUOYANT (eggs)

CATADROMOUS (live in freshwater, spawn in saltwater)

CRABS (prey)

DIE (after spawning)

EEL

EGGS

ELVER (older juvenile)

FINS

FISH

FRESHWATER

GLASS (juvenile stage)

LARVA

OCEAN

SARGASSO (sea where American eels spawn)

SEA

SILVER (mature adult)

SNAKELIKE (in appearance)

SPAWN

SWIM

YELLOW (immature adult)

A C S T N A Y O U B

V A W F I N S S S L

R T I R I P F S P S

A A M E R I C A N N

L D W S S A L G E A

L R O H S B A R C K

I O L W O C E A N E

U M L A E V R S W L

G O E T L I G E A I

N U Y E E G D A P K

A S Y R E V L I S E