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    • smelts and allies
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    • Osmeriformes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Longfin Smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 2, 2014 02:11 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

davidl

Date

February 1, 2014

Description

Large adult rainbow smelt caught while ice fishing

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

longfin smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 30, 2013

Description

Common; observed during fish sampling

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

April 17, 2013 12:32 PM EDT

Description

Thousands floating dead. Very smelly.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mountain Galaxias Galaxias olidus

Observer

dylanjones

Date

April 3, 2013 04:10 PM EST

Description

Found in the Snowy river just below the summit of Mt Kosciuszko

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

dreierj

Date

February 28, 1996

Photos / Sounds

What

Hypomesus pretiosus (surf smelt) Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

mknowlen

Date

November 1, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

laurenkay

Date

November 4, 2012 12:52 PM PST

Place

East Sound (Google, OSM)

Description

surf smelt

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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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