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Recent observations

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What

Common Galaxias Genus Galaxias

Observer

john_barkla

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

Caught in small tidal creek close to beach

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What

Galaxias (Galaxias) Genus Galaxias

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

January 23, 2015 01:44 PM NZDT

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What

Galaxias (Galaxias) Genus Galaxias

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

January 23, 2015 01:43 PM NZDT

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

December 29, 2014

Description

Heaps of them ranging in size from small to large in the streams, pretty wary of me but I managed a few shots from above.

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Observer

johnb-nz

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Several in close proximity to long-finned eels in previous observation, which appeared to ignore these small fry.

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What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:44 PM NZST

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What

Banded kokopu (Galaxias fasciatus) Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia

Date

July 11, 2014 02:42 PM NZST

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What

Inanga Galaxias maculatus

Observer

meurkc

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

display tank at matariki planting event; collected from local streams

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

zealandia2

Date

May 26, 2014 10:07 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the stream

Photos / Sounds

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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.

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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!

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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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