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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Osmeridae Smelts

Genus: Allosmerus

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Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 22.9 cm TL
Allosmerus elongatus (Ayres, 1854)

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh
 
Allosmerus elongatus
[Whitebait smelt]
1 Species of Family Osmeridae with Genus Allosmerus
(Smelts)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1854 Allosmerus elongatus Whitebait smelt Northeast Pacific 22.9 TL



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