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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Retropinnidae New Zealand smelts
Subfamily: Retropinninae
Genus: Retropinna

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm FL
Retropinna retropinna (Richardson, 1848)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Retropinna retropinna
[Cucumberfish]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Retropinna semoni (Weber, 1895)

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Retropinna semoni
[Australian smelt]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Retropinna tasmanica
[Tasmanian smelt]
3 Species of Family Retropinnidae with Genus Retropinna
(New Zealand smelts)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1848 Retropinna retropinna Cucumberfish Southwest Pacific 8.6 FL
1895 Retropinna semoni Australian smelt Oceania 10 TL
1920 Retropinna tasmanica Tasmanian smelt Oceania 7 TL



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