Retropinnidae - Southern Smelts

The family Retropinnidae contains the Southern Graylings and Southern Smelts.  Australia is home to three species.

An unusual Australian Smelt collected near Alstonville

An unusual Australian Smelt collected near Alstonville
Photographer: Mark McGrouther © Australian Museum

Prototroctes maraena
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Australian Grayling
Retropinna semoni Australian Smelt


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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Tags Retropinnidae, Southern Smelts, Southern Graylings, fishes, ichthyology,