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    • Osmeriformes
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    • smelts and allies

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Recent observations

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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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What

Galaxias (Galaxias) Genus Galaxias

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

January 23, 2015 01:44 PM NZDT

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What

Galaxias (Galaxias) Genus Galaxias

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

January 23, 2015 01:43 PM NZDT

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

December 29, 2014

Description

Heaps of them ranging in size from small to large in the streams, pretty wary of me but I managed a few shots from above.

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Observer

johnb-nz

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Several in close proximity to long-finned eels in previous observation, which appeared to ignore these small fry.

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What

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Observer

hikingtony

Date

October 19, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:44 PM NZST

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What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:42 PM NZST

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What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

meurkc

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

display tank at matariki planting event; collected from local streams

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia2

Date

May 26, 2014 10:07 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the stream

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What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

number8dave

Date

May 6, 2014

Place

Gordonton (Google, OSM)

Description

Some of these caught in a highly modified stream (little more than a farm drain) and relocated to the nearby Komakorau Stream by Waikato Regional Council staff during drain clearance operations. My brother took the photo.

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What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

number8dave

Date

May 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This is one of many giant kokopu rescued from a highly modified stream (little more than a farm drain) during drain clearance operations. The fish were relocated to the nearby Komakorau Stream (of which this watercourse is a tributary) by Waikato Regional Council staff. My brother took the photo.

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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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