Brad Ford

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Where Slime Eels Go After They’re Caught

The crash that covered cars with hagfish, or slime eels, caused a big mess on Highway 101 on Thursday in Lincoln County.

What are hagfish used for? Most of them are shipped to South Korea where they’re considered a delicacy. Their dried skin is also used to make products like wallets.

Here’s more on the hagfish catch.

Here’s a video on what’s involved in catching them.

Mike Rowe, of Dirty Jobs, gave Oregon a shout out...he knows what they're like.


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