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    • Osmeriformes
  • English
    • smelts and allies

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Observer

hikingtony

Date

October 19, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:44 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:42 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

meurkc

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

display tank at matariki planting event; collected from local streams

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia2

Date

May 26, 2014 10:07 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the stream

Photos / Sounds

Square

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.

Photos / Sounds

Square

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.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

May 3, 2014

Description

after the floods the Ohoka Middle branch stream is full of fish, most that i saw were 200mm t0300mm, and one was follwoed by a shag!

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

April 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

hazel

Date

March 26, 2014 10:00 AM NZDT

Description

Several ranging from 5-20cm

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

nickg-nz

Date

March 25, 2014 11:45 AM NZDT

Description

Three adults found in a degraded urban stream that flows through a residential property.

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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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