Galaxias olidus (Mountain Galaxias)
Family: Galaxidae (Galaxiid)
Size: Grows to 13.5 cm in length but is more commonly seen up to about 7cm.
Description: Small head, large mouth and short-based fleshy fins. Colouration is highly variable yellow green brown and may be blotched or mottled or plain and often displaying a series of small white yellow or pink spots, the result of nematode infection.
Location: Endemic, occurring on both sides of the Great Dividing Range from southern Queensland to eastern South Australia. This is the most commonly galaxiid recorded in the region.
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