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Recommended servings per month
|Contaminant||Men||Women||Kids 6-12||Kids 0-5|
|Capelin, smelt roe (Canada)||Unknown||4||4||4||4|
|Capelin, smelt roe (Iceland)||Unknown||4||4||4||4|
- Smelt are related to salmon and swim up freshwater rivers to spawn.
- They mature quickly and are an important source of food for many marine predators.
- Surprisingly little is known about their basic biology, so effective fisheries management is difficult.