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

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,