Night smelt

Night smelt are similar in appearance to the longfin smelt .

The Night smelt lives in the benthopelagic, marine environment.

Night smelt (Spirinchus starski) is a true smelt of the osmeridae family. They are native to the Pacific coast of North America. More

smelt, night smelt and the fatty eulachon - so rich the Indians used them for making candles, thus their common name "candlefish." Frozen smelt are widely available in supermarkets, and I eat them all the time. More

Night Smelt, Spirinchus starksi, can be found in the surf zone of beaches from Monterey, to Moss Landing Harbor, to the San Francisco Bay, California and up to the Shelikof Bay of Alaska. More

EXCEPTIONS: Surf smelt and night smelt fishing are best in the daytime and evening respectively, on a falling high tide. Both species usually spawn on coarse-grained sandy beaches when the surf is mild. More

The first room for one night smelt of cigarrette smoke and the bed linen had an overpowering smell of eucalyptus - so much so that I my clothes smelt and and I could not sleep properly. More

Night Smelt (Spirinchus starksi) come in to spawn at night. These smelt 6 to 10 inches in length, are called surf fish and night fish by the sportsmen who take them in nets as they approach the beach to spawn. More

for night smelt at Centerville Beach and Clam Beach between 30 min after sunset to sunrise. One full set of gear per family is required. Hours Freshwater Park open daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Memorial Day - Labor Day. More

Second dish of the night smelt on salad. If there was a disappointing dish that night, it would be this one. Now, it is not that the execution was bad. More

there a difference between surf smelt, night smelt and grunion? Have any of you witnessed this event? Thanks Pacifican View Public Profile Find More Posts by Pacifican Old 01-19-2007, 04:42 PM Reply With Quote More

Common names

Amerikanskaya rechnaya koryushka in Russian (русский язык)
Natsmelt in Danish (dansk)
night smelt in English
спиринх морской in Russian (русский язык)
施氏油胡瓜魚 in Mandarin Chinese
施氏油胡瓜鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Osmeridae
Genus : Spirinchus
Species : Spirinchus starksi
Authority : Fisk, 1913