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Hypseleotris klunzingeri

Western Carp Gudgeon


Hypseleotris klunzingeri (Western Carp Gudgeon)


Family: Eleotridae (Gudgeon)


Status: Native


Size: Grows to maximum 4.5cm.


Description: A slender pale grey to tan gudgeon, with a semi-translucent silvery body. Dark narrow bars on rear and fins; indistinct dark spot near tail.


Habitat: Freshwater rivers and stream in slow-flowing, sometimes turbid, heavily-weeded areas to 3 m deep.


Location: Within the CNM region larger water bodies and rivers in the Murrumbidgee Catchment.


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Species information

  • Hypseleotris klunzingeri Scientific name
  • Western Carp Gudgeon Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Machine learning

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