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GalaxiasGalaxias olidus

Mountain Galaxias

Galaxias olidus (Mountain Galaxias)

Family: Galaxidae (Galaxiid)

Status: Native

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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Galaxias olidus at Namadgi National Park - 16 Mar 2019 Galaxias olidus at Namadgi National Park - 24 Feb 2019 Galaxias olidus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 21 Jan 2019 Galaxias olidus at Namadgi National Park - 27 Nov 2018 Galaxias olidus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 15 Mar 2018
Galaxias olidus at Namadgi National Park - 16 Mar 2019
Galaxias olidus at Namadgi National Park - 24 Feb 2019
Galaxias olidus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 21 Jan 2019
Galaxias olidus at Namadgi National Park - 27 Nov 2018
Galaxias olidus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 15 Mar 2018

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