SPECIES ID / Freshwater Fish of the Fraser ValleySmelt Family (Osmeridae)Most species live most of their lives at sea but spawn in freshwaterTypically < 20 cm in length and occur in large schoolsTwo species are found in freshwater in BCIdentification Tips:Elongated slender body formAdipose fin present Eulachon Longfin Smelt–––––– Primary Information Source: McPhail, J.D. 2007. The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia. University of Alberta Press. Edmonton, Alberta.