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    • Osmeriformes

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Recent observations

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

fisherbart

Date

September 21, 2016 02:09 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

simonsl23

Date

September 17, 2016 09:59 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

dunnart-at-large

Date

September 9, 2016 03:05 PM AEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Date

September 7, 2016 10:38 AM NZST

Description

Koraunui School with Whitebait Connection programme

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Date

September 6, 2016 03:13 PM NZST

Description

Found with students from Koraunui School while doing the Whitebait Connection programme

Photos / Sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 7, 2016 10:45 AM NZST

Description

Banded kokopu? Small feeder stream into the Waitakere Dam reservoir. Photographing some little fish when this big guy suddenly swam in to view!

Photos / Sounds

What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

koraunuischool

Date

September 6, 2016 06:57 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Date

September 1, 2016 12:17 PM NZST

Description

Whitebait Connection - Student from Konini Primary

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Date

August 17, 2016 02:50 PM NZST

Description

Whitebait Connection - Student from Mana College

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Date

August 23, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

fishhunter

Date

May 2, 2015 08:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

belstudholme

Date

August 22, 2016 11:21 AM NZST

Description

Pixie stream with Rutherford college

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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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