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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

deancaskey

Date

February 25, 2014 06:33 PM NZDT

Description

Common in the small stream.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

deancaskey

Date

February 25, 2014 06:30 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A few large giants with banded kokopu, longfin eels and redfin bullies.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

sjwiggins85

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

June 16, 2015 11:31 AM NZST

Description

1 x 150mm
1 x 200mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Mudfish Neochanna apoda

Observer

deancaskey

Date

July 25, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A small population located in these wetlands.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

the past
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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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