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    • Osmeriformes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Surf Smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

sarka

Date

July 21, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Smelts and Allies Order Osmeriformes

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 04:15 PM PDT

Description

Caught in a trawl. There was much counting of scale rows to try and determine the species.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

lattanz

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Discover the creek fish

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

lattanz

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Discover the creek fish

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

lattanz

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Discover the creek fish

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

belstudholme

Date

June 15, 2016 12:54 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Minnow trap

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

pfolsen15

Date

June 30, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

pfolsen15

Date

June 30, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

pfolsen15

Date

June 30, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

pfolsen15

Date

June 30, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

pfolsen15

Date

April 3, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

pfolsen15

Date

April 3, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

Osmeriformes is an order of ray-finned fish that includes the true or freshwater smelts and allies, such as the galaxiids and noodlefishes; they are also collectively called osmeriforms. They belong to the teleost superorder Protacanthopterygii, which also includes pike and salmon, among others. The order's name means "smelt-shaped", from Osmerus (the type genus) + the standard fish order suffix "-formes". It ultimately derives from Ancient Greek osmé (ὀσμή, "pungent smell") + Latin forma ("external form"), the...

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