Whitebait smelt

Whitebait smelt can grow from 7-9 inches in length, and are important food sources for larger fish.

The Whitebait smelt lives in the demersal, non-migratory, marine environment.

* Whitebait Smelt - refers to a species of smelt (Allosmerus elongatus) that lives off the west coast of North America. * W32.Whitebait@mm - a low impact computer worm first encountered on 29 January 2002. More

Whitebait smelt (the smallest smelt) is an acceptable substitute, up to 5-6 inches long, maximum. More

reported that whitebait smelt probably spawn in the ocean and remain there as translucent larvae until they are about three inches long. More

The whitebait smelt is found from the Strait of Juan de Fuca, British Columbia, southward to San Francisco Bay (McAllister 1963). They have also been reported further south to Monterey Bay (Kukowski 1972). More

Common names

Stynka smukla in Polish (polski)
whitebait smelt in English
异胡瓜鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
異胡瓜魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Osmeridae
Genus : Allosmerus
Species : Allosmerus elongatus
Authority : Ayres, 1854