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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 15.5 June 2004

The status, ecology and conservation of the Smelt in the British Isles

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The Smelt Osmerus eperlanus, also known as Sparling (sometimes Spirling or Sperling) or Cucumber Smelt, was once a common species around much off the British Isles and occurred in the estuaries of most large rivers from the Clyde and Tay southwards. 

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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