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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Galaxiidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

April 25, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the shallow end of the Karekare waterfall pool. Fish were being chased by a Little shag.

http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/3034526

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

April 20, 2016

Description

School of 50+ banded kokopu of various sizes in a freshwater spring flowing in the Captain Springs Reserve. This is a natural aquifer of rainwater filtered through volcanic rock from nearby One Tree Hill. The spring is piped under the railway line. Mostly native planting around the spring, waterway is infested with weed plants.

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What

Spotted Galaxias Galaxias truttaceus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

February 9, 2016 12:18 PM AEDT

Description

ID according to the zoo guide. These are wild fish in a stream that flows through the property. They feed them at a set time every day so that visitors can see some native fish.

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Observer

debontmarc

Date

February 21, 2016 12:43 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 2, 2016

Description

Several large and small fish in the freshwater stream near the Manukau Harbour.

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What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

jlivingstone

Date

February 27, 2016 09:20 PM TOT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Climbing Galaxias Galaxias brevipinnis

Observer

jlivingstone

Date

February 27, 2016 09:16 PM TOT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

peter_kelly

Date

February 23, 2016 04:33 PM NZDT

Description

Fish about an inch long, brown.

In the stream in Central Park.

Photos / Sounds

What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

john_barkla

Date

February 21, 2016

Description

In small pool of Orokonui Stream

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Galaxias Galaxias maculatus

Observer

meurkc

Date

February 13, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

stream

Photos / Sounds

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What

Banded kokopu Galaxias fasciatus

Observer

marc-nz

Date

February 14, 2016 09:09 PM TOT

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 approx. 10+ in various sizes. Koura are also living in the swamp.

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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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