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    • Osmeriformes
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    • smelts and allies

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Observer

zcota

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

eulachon Thaleichthys pacificus

Observer

muell112

Date

May 11, 2012

Description

migrating male hooligan (photo: Katrina Mueller)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Observer

beeboy

Date

May 11, 2014 02:29 PM EDT

Description

Found dead in the water, floating next to a perch.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Longfin Smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 2, 2014 02:11 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax

Observer

davidl

Date

February 1, 2014

Description

Large adult rainbow smelt caught while ice fishing

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

longfin smelt Spirinchus thaleichthys

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 30, 2013

Description

Common; observed during fish sampling

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

April 17, 2013 12:32 PM EDT

Description

Thousands floating dead. Very smelly.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mountain Galaxias Galaxias olidus

Observer

dylanjones

Date

April 3, 2013 04:10 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in the Snowy river just below the summit of Mt Kosciuszko

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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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