6 banded kokopu and 1 Crans bully
Night spotlighting at Karaka Stream.
Seen Otakarara Stream under Cpt 27.
Seen in pool upstream from culvert during day.
Banded kokopu seen in stream on spotlighting survey. About 15cm long. Last sighting here was in 2001, prior to logging at this block.
Seen but not caught during spotlight survey, therefore not identified. Approximately 20 cm.
Eggs collected from beach as part of forage fish survey of Chuckanut Bay area.
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...