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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 12.2 December 2000

Wild trout in the British Isles - their variety and conservation

By - Malcolm Greenhalgh

During the 19th century, taxonomic 'splitters' separated the native trout of the British Isles and mainland Europe into many 'species', often on the most trivial grounds. However, it is important to remember that, following the lead given by Charles Darwin in looking for evidence of species evolution through differences in closely related forms, the practice of splitting had been in vogue in all popular animal and plant groups.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist