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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 11, 2016

Description

Swampy area of the track beside a boardwalk. These fish have been here for at least 3 years. Observed at approx. 10+ in various sizes. Koura are also living in the swamp.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

dwilson

Date

February 2, 2016

Place

Raglan (Google, OSM)

Description

About twenty fish in a pool, under forest, in a small stream draining into the harbour.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

vegestoc

Date

December 29, 2015

Description

Banded Kokopu? Not very strippy

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

December 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Common in the stream. This one was one of several that were either dead or unwell (not swimming) in a pool. The pool was linked to the rest of the stream, and I couldn't see anything that would cause them to be like that. This one let me pick it up by hand, with no struggle.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

parkecology

Date

November 16, 2015 03:18 PM TOT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

November 14, 2015 10:14 AM NZDT

Description

Vary from 5 -12cm

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

October 16, 2015 08:50 PM NZDT

Description

170 mm long

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

the past

Place

Lizard Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen Otakarara Stream under Cpt 27.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

the past

Description

Seen in pool upstream from culvert during day.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

February 21, 2006

Description

Banded kokopu seen in stream on spotlighting survey. About 15cm long. Last sighting here was in 2001, prior to logging at this block.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

stevepawson

Date

February 4, 2001

Description

Seen but not caught during spotlight survey, therefore not identified. Approximately 20 cm.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Galaxiidae, also known by the anglicised name as galaxiids, are a family of mostly small freshwater fish in the southern hemisphere. The majority of species live in Australia or New Zealand, some are also found in South Africa, South America, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia and the Falkland Islands. One of the galaxiid species, the common galaxias (Galaxias maculatus), is probably the most widely naturally distributed freshwater fish in the southern hemisphere. They are cool...

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