Bignose galaxias

The Bignose galaxias lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The bignose galaxias is yet another non-diadromous galaxiid from the South Island that has only recently been described. More

galaxias and bignose galaxias can also be found in waterways within the catchment. The Upper Tekapo catchment is a popular area for a number of recreational activities such as mountain biking, hunting, fishing, four-wheel driving, boating and tramping. More

Bignose galaxias (Galaxias macronasus) survey in the Mackenzie Basin, Canterbury, New Zealand. Department of Conservation Report - Draft. Burrell GP, Scarsbrook M 2004. Hyporheic zones. In: Harding J, Mosley P, Pearson C, Sorrell B (eds.) Freshwaters of New Zealand. More

Common names

Bignose galaxias in English

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Galaxiidae
Genus : Galaxias
Species : Galaxias macronasus
Authority : McDowall & Waters, 2003