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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:44 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:42 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

meurkc

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

display tank at matariki planting event; collected from local streams

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia2

Date

May 26, 2014 10:07 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the stream

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

number8dave

Date

May 6, 2014

Place

Gordonton (Google, OSM)

Description

Some of these caught in a highly modified stream (little more than a farm drain) and relocated to the nearby Komakorau Stream by Waikato Regional Council staff during drain clearance operations. My brother took the photo.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

number8dave

Date

May 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This is one of many giant kokopu rescued from a highly modified stream (little more than a farm drain) during drain clearance operations. The fish were relocated to the nearby Komakorau Stream (of which this watercourse is a tributary) by Waikato Regional Council staff. My brother took the photo.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

May 3, 2014

Description

after the floods the Ohoka Middle branch stream is full of fish, most that i saw were 200mm t0300mm, and one was follwoed by a shag!

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

April 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

hazel

Date

March 26, 2014 10:00 AM NZDT

Description

Several ranging from 5-20cm

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

nickg-nz

Date

March 25, 2014 11:45 AM NZDT

Description

Three adults found in a degraded urban stream that flows through a residential property.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

nickg-nz

Date

February 27, 2014 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

Found in an isolated stream within a degraded rural stream.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

nickg-nz

Date

February 27, 2014 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

Found in an isolated stream within a degraded rural stream.

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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...

No range data available.