Galaxias cobitinis

Lowland longjawed galaxias are slender and elongate, having coloration consisting of spots and indistinct bands of various shades of brown and grey.

The Galaxias cobitinis lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The lowland longjawed galaxias, Galaxias cobitinis, is a galaxiid of the genus Galaxias, found only in the South Island of New Zealand, in the Kauru River, a tributary of the Kakanui River in north Otago, and in parts of the upper Waitaki catchment. More

Galaxias cobitinis (lowland longjaw galaxias) is a recently described, critically threatened fish, which occurs predominantly in the gravel-bed Kauru River, North Otago, New Zealand. This river experiences frequent droughts, which are exacerbated by water abstraction, and is an important site for gravel abstraction. More

Common names

lowland longjaw galaxias in Unknown

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Galaxiidae
Genus : Galaxias
Species : Galaxias cobitinis
Authority : McDowall and Waters, 2002