Naturalist, popular science writer and surgeon. Son of William Buckland. Trained and practised medicine at St George's Hospital, London, 1848–53. Assistant surgeon in the Life Guards, 1854. Staff writer for the Field, 1856–65. Established an exhibit on pisciculture at the South Kensington Museum, circa 1865, and launched Land and Water, a weekly journal, in 1866. Inspector of salmon fisheries from 1867.
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