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Galaxias maculatus

Common Galaxias


Galaxias maculatus (Common Galaxias)


Family: Galaxidae (Galaxiid)


Status: Native


Size: Grows to 19 cm but is more common to about 10 cm in length.


Description: Slender, elongate body, dorsal and anal fins located opposite each other at the posterior of the body and a forked tail. Its colouration ranges from green to amber back and silvery white belly, with a variable covering of spots and blotches.

Location: This is a coastal species. Rare to absent in CNM area

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Species information

  • Galaxias maculatus Scientific name
  • Common Galaxias Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Machine learning

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