Australian smelt

Widely distributed through the south eastern part of the Australian mainland.

The Australian smelt lives in the pelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

Australian smelt stocks are composed of 5 highly genetically distinct and as yet undescribed species (Hammer et al., 2007). Physical description - A small silvery fish to 75 mm total length, very occasionally to 100 mm. More

The Australian Smelt is a small Australian freshwater species that is most common in slow flowing streams. More

locate australian smelt links and information about australian smelt ( Retropinna semoni ) for the suburban community of Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. More

Australian smelt probably spawn in late winter and early spring at temperatures over 15 More

Geographic range: Australian smelt live in southeastern Australia. Habitat: Australian smelt live in slow-flowing streams and rivers, lakes and ponds, and pools. They also live in waters with a low salt content. In open water these fish live at all depths. More

Common names

Australian smelt in English
Australischer Stint in German (Deutsch)
Australsk smelt in Danish (dansk)
Kantari in English
Rakietniczka semona in Polish (polski)
smelt in English
Victorian smelt in English
西氏后鳍鲑(西氏青瓜鱼) in Mandarin Chinese
西氏後鰭鮭(西氏青瓜魚) in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Retropinnidae
Genus : Retropinna
Species : Retropinna semoni
Authority : Weber, 1895