Golden galaxias

The Golden galaxias lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The golden galaxias is a purely freshwater species. It spawns during spring, depositing its eggs among rocks in the lake shallows Habitat: Found throughout lakes Sorell and Crescent but seems to prefer shallow margins with rocky habitat providing cover. More

biology of the threatened golden galaxias Galaxias auratus Johnston and the influence of lake hydrology... More

"We believe that Tasmania can have both the golden galaxias in lakes Crescent and Sorell and provide a small amount of stock drinking water and township water to Bothwell and that is shared by water authorities in Tasmania," Mr Hidding said. More

golden galaxias, which live only in lakes Sorell and Crescent. The shrub Tasmanian bertya, with golden bell-shaped flowers, is also listed as endangered. More

Common names

Golden galaxias in English
Golden mountain trout in English
Goldene Galaxie in German (Deutsch)
Gylden laksegedde in Danish (dansk)
Saddled galaxias in English
Spotted mountain trout in English
金南乳魚 in Mandarin Chinese
金南乳魚 in Unknown
金南乳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
金南乳鱼 in Unknown

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Galaxiidae
Genus : Galaxias
Species : Galaxias auratus
Authority : Johnston, 1883