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Related to Osmeridae: rainbow smelt, smelt
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Noun1.Osmeridae - smelts
fish family - any of various families of fish
Isospondyli, order Isospondyli - most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft-finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon
smelt - small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
genus Osmerus, Osmerus - type genus of the Osmeridae
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And in the interest of readers a platter of seafood for two containing a selection of baby kalmari, crispy shrimps, sand smelts (Osmeridae family) deep fried and tiny, and the ever mysterious Catch of the Day.
These unidentifiable groups include larval smelts (7 species in the family Osmeridae), rockfishes (65 species), sanddabs (2 species of the genus Citharichthys), and snailfishes (17 species of the genus Liparis) (Richardson et al., 1980; Matarese et al., 1989; Love et al., 2002; Auth et al., 2011).
The taxonomic families present in >20% of samples included Pleuronectidae (60.80%), Clupeidae (36.18%), Osmeridae (25.57%), and Cottidae (21.31%).
Osmeridae. In Whitehead PJP, Bauchot ML, Hureau JC, Nielsen J, Tortonese E, editors.
Columbidae Streptopelia orientalis Fatham Congridae Conger myriaster Brevoort Osmeridae Plecoglossus altivelis Temminck and Schlegel Percichthyidae Lateolabrax japonicus Cuvier and Valenciennes Phasianidae Callus gallus domesticus F.
Feeding of smelt (Osmeridae), in early ontogenesis in the Rybinsk Reservoir.
In the case of the teleostean order Osmeriformes, the lower C-value has been described for the anadromous Osmerus eperlanus (Osmeridae) with 0.62 pg (607.6 Mbp) whereas the higher C-value was described for the marine Bathylagus pacificus (Bathylagidae) with 3.2 pg (3,136 Mbp) (Gregory, 2007).
Adaptive significance of inter-and intrapopulational egg size variation in Ayu Plecoglossus altivelis (Osmeridae).
2001 Effects of bicarbonate ions and pH on acquisition and maintenance of potential for motility in ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis Temminck et Schlegel (Osmeridae), spermatozoa.
masquinongy Mitchill, S muskellunge Family Umbridae (mudminnows) Umbra limi (Kirtland), central N mudminnow Family Osmeridae (smelt) Osmerus mordax (Mitchill), NW rainbow smelt Family Salmonidate (salmon and whitefish) Coregonus artedi LeSueur, cisco or lake herring NW C.