European smelt


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Related to European smelt: Osmerus eperlanus
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Noun1.European smelt - common smelt of Europe
Osmerus eperlanus, sparling, European smelt - the common smelt of Europe
smelt - small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water
2.European smelt - the common smelt of Europe
smelt - small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
genus Osmerus, Osmerus - type genus of the Osmeridae
European smelt, sparling - common smelt of Europe
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In the Baltic Sea area, European smelt (Osmerus eperlanus (L.)) inhabit both brackish and fresh waters, they are found in rivers and lakes (de Groot, 2002; Shpilev et al., 2005).

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