Eulachon Activities

Eulachon are a small, anadromous fish about 8.5 inches long. Other common names for Eulachon are smelt, hooligan, and candlefish.  Do you know why they are called "Candlefish"?  Learn more about these forage fish and their critical role in our complex food webs and our  ecosystem health. 

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