In the shallow end of the Karekare waterfall pool. Fish were being chased by a Little shag.
School of 50+ banded kokopu of various sizes in a freshwater spring flowing in the Captain Springs Reserve. This is a natural aquifer of rainwater filtered through volcanic rock from nearby One Tree Hill. The spring is piped under the railway line. Mostly native planting around the spring, waterway is infested with weed plants.
ID according to the zoo guide. These are wild fish in a stream that flows through the property. They feed them at a set time every day so that visitors can see some native fish.
Observed eggs near high tide line during WDFW forage fish spawning beach survey; substrate was coarse gravel over sand. Beach is mostly shaded during morning hours.
Several large and small fish in the freshwater stream near the Manukau Harbour.
Fish about an inch long, brown.
In the stream in Central Park.
In small pool of Orokonui Stream
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...