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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

johnsear

Date

December 17, 2014 11:30 AM HST

Description

Common Galaxias (Galaxias maculatus )

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mountain Galaxias Galaxias olidus

Observer

jodirowley

Date

January 18, 2017

Description

Freshwater fishes

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

belstudholme

Date

January 17, 2017 01:46 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

rudolf

Date

January 9, 2006 09:39 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

What

Banded Kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

rudolf

Date

January 10, 2006 09:48 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Date

February 9, 2012 07:13 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

ekmoody

Date

April 20, 2009 01:27 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

janet37

Date

December 15, 2016 09:36 AM NZDT

Description

Spawning locations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

juliefielder

Date

November 19, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Spotted Galaxias Galaxias truttaceus

Observer

juliefielder

Date

November 19, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Smelts Family Osmeridae

Observer

joe_cutler

Date

December 1, 2016 07:27 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

mlrosten

Date

November 15, 2016 02:04 PM EST
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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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