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Recent observations

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What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

juliefielder

Date

November 19, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Spotted Galaxias Galaxias truttaceus

Observer

juliefielder

Date

November 19, 2016

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No photos or sounds

What

Smelts Family Osmeridae

Observer

joe_cutler

Date

December 1, 2016 07:27 PM PST

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What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

mlrosten

Date

November 15, 2016 02:04 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Banded Kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

natalieatwrct

Date

November 16, 2016 08:36 PM TOT

Description

Two fish spotted - one approximately 5 inches, the other 4 inches long.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

juliefielder

Date

November 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Galaxiids Family Galaxiidae

Observer

butterfly4

Date

October 5, 1996

Description

This is an observation from Brian Patrick's moth and butterfly field notes.

Date: 5 October 1996 Day?

Trip name: Swampy Summit

Site name: Whare Creek
Coordinate source: Average of 0-score best matches

Species observed: Galaxiid (new - lots seen - 2 young caught.) count: lots

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Galaxiids Family Galaxiidae

Observer

butterfly4

Date

February 11, 1995

Description

This is an observation from Brian Patrick's moth and butterfly field notes.

Date: 11 February 1995 Day

Trip name: Swampy Summit

Site name: Whare Creek
Coordinate source: Average of 0-score best matches

Species observed: Galaxiid (spawning)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Galaxiids Family Galaxiidae

Observer

butterfly4

Date

December 28, 1994

Description

This is an observation from Brian Patrick's moth and butterfly field notes.

Date: 28 December 1994 Day?

Trip name: McQuilkans Creek / Whare Creek

Site name: Whare Creek
Coordinate source: Average of 0-score best matches

Species observed: Galaxiid (+ juveniles)

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No photos or sounds

What

Galaxiids Family Galaxiidae

Observer

butterfly4

Date

September 17, 1993

Description

This is an observation from Brian Patrick's moth and butterfly field notes.

Date: 17 September 1993 Day

Trip name: Whare & McQuilkans Creeks

Site name: Whare Creek (Looking for galaxiids. Lots of brown trout everywhere except galaxid spot.)
Coordinate source: Average of 0-score best matches

Species observed: 'Lower Taieri' nsp. Galaxiid (in Whare (upper) Creek) count: common

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Galaxiids Family Galaxiidae

Observer

butterfly4

Date

December 31, 1998

Description

This is an observation from Brian Patrick's moth and butterfly field notes.

Date: 31 December 1998 – 2 January 1999 Night?

Trip name: NW Nelson Nth Sandhill Creek (Maguires)

Site name: Sandhills Creek Platform (at light Sth Sandhills Crk. Large frog, small eel, bully, koura in stream.)
Coordinate source: Average of Davena KML coordinates

Species observed: Galaxiid (in stream)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Galaxiids Family Galaxiidae

Observer

butterfly4

Date

March 4, 2000

Description

This is an observation from Brian Patrick's moth and butterfly field notes.

Date: 4-5 March 2000 Night

Trip name: Sth Rough Ridge

Site name: Rough Ridge, South
Coordinate source: Topomap.co.nz

Species observed: nsp. galaxiid

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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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