Spotted mountain trout

Spotted galaxias has a very wide distribution, being found in southern Victoria, all of Tasmania, offshore islands in between, as well as south-west Western Australia.

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The Spotted mountain trout lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

Spotted mountain trout, mountain trout, trout minnow, spotted minnow Size Usually 120-140mm, up to 200mm Conservation Status Rare (Victoria) Habitat Generally in still or slow flowing streams More

Common names

Forellen-Galaxie in German (Deutsch)
Mountain trout in English
Native trout in English
Ocellated mountain trout in English
Spotted galaxias in English
Spotted minnow in English
Spotted mountain trout in English
Spotted trout minnow in English
Trout galaxias in English
Trout minnow in English
Western mountain trout in English
Yarra trout in English
Yarraforell in Swedish (Svenska)
点南乳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
點南乳魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Galaxiidae
Genus : Galaxias
Species : Galaxias truttaceus
Authority : Valenciennes, 1846