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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Osmeridae Smelts

Genus: Spirinchus

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3 species (see list below)

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL

 
Spirinchus lanceolatus
[]

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

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Spirinchus starksi (Fisk, 1913)

Photo by Fritzsche, R.A./J.W. Cavanagh
 
Spirinchus starksi
[Night smelt]

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.

North Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Spirinchus thaleichthys (Ayres, 1860)

Photo by Bull. U.S. Bur. Fish.
 
Spirinchus thaleichthys
[Longfin smelt]
3 Species of Family Osmeridae with Genus Spirinchus
(Smelts)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Spirinchus lanceolatus Northwest Pacific 70 TL
1913 Spirinchus starksi Night smelt Northeast Pacific 23 TL
1860 Spirinchus thaleichthys Longfin smelt North Pacific 20 TL



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