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    • Osmeriformes
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    • smelts and allies

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Recent observations

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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Longfin Smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 4, 2015 12:14 PM PDT

Description

Always like to check out what folks are fishing out of the Bay. They had 30 of these in the bucket...

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Observer

tomblusk

Date

February 1, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There were at least six of these fish in very small section of stream I was working in. I was helping a relative of my wife clear out a lovely spring feeder stream of the Mangapiko.

These chaps were very comfortable with me approaching quite closely for the photos. They also exhibited quite a lot of chasing behaviour between one another.

The spring creek is very choked with inkweed etc, but in the two places I could get a decent look, I found healthy giant kokopu specimens. I would imagine that there were many more that I couldn't spot.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

wmblom

Date

March 27, 2015

Tags

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Photos / Sounds

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Observer

curtisnz

Date

March 25, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There were about four of them in a swift flowing side braid.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

adzebill

Date

March 21, 2015 10:11 PM NZDT

Description

Inanga in Karaka Stream, Castlecliff. These were in the driftwood section after the bend, but were abundant right up to the first culvert.

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What

banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

angelasimpson

Date

February 13, 2015

Place

katikati (Google, OSM)

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Observer

land_and_sea

Date

January 23, 2015 03:04 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Galaxias Genus Galaxias

Observer

john_barkla

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

Caught in small tidal creek close to beach

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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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