Alpine galaxias

Alpine galaxias are speckled olive-green over a light brown base.

The Alpine galaxias lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater environment.

Alpine galaxias have 16 caudal and 7 pelvic fin rays compared to 15 and 6, respectively, in dwarf galaxias. There are also white chevron-shaped marks in front of the dorsal fin on alpine galaxias. More

Common names

Alpine galaxias in English
Alpine kokopu in English
少椎南乳魚 in Mandarin Chinese
少椎南乳魚 in Unknown
少椎南乳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
少椎南乳鱼 in Unknown

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Galaxiidae
Genus : Galaxias
Species : Galaxias paucispondylus
Authority : Stokell, 1938