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    • Osmeriformes
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    • smelts and allies

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

May 21, 2015 10:21 AM NZST

Description

6 banded kokopu and 1 Crans bully

Photos / Sounds

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

adzebill

Date

May 9, 2015 07:49 PM NZST

Description

Night spotlighting at Karaka Stream.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

May 7, 2015 04:44 PM NZST

Description

Oruarangi Stream

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

the past

Place

Lizard Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen Otakarara Stream under Cpt 27.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

the past

Description

Seen in pool upstream from culvert during day.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

February 21, 2006

Description

Banded kokopu seen in stream on spotlighting survey. About 15cm long. Last sighting here was in 2001, prior to logging at this block.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

April 2, 2001

Description

Seen but not caught during spotlight survey, therefore not identified. Approximately 20 cm.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

epitree

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

About 200mm

Photos / Sounds

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What

Surf Smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

tosteve

Date

July 10, 2014 05:17 PM PDT

Description

Eggs collected from beach as part of forage fish survey of Chuckanut Bay area.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

longfin smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 31, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 31, 2015
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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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