Tasmanian mudfish


The Tasmanian mudfish lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The Tasmanian mudfish, Neochanna cleaveri, is a small Australian amphidromous fish in the galaxiid family, of the order Osmeriformes. More

Most recently, the Tasmanian mudfish was allocated to Neochanna on morphological grounds. The current paper presents sequence data from two mitochondrial genes that support this decision, revealing a close phylogenetic relationship between Tasmanian and New Zealand mudfish. More

The Tasmanian mudfish, Neochanna cleaveri, is a galaxiid of the genus Neochanna, found only in swamps and wetlands along the northern, western and southeastern coasts of Tasmania, Australia, and also from Flinders Island in Bass Strait, and Wilson's Promontory, in Victoria , Australia.... More

Common names

Cleaver's mud-trout in English
Eel mud-trout in English
Eel-gudgeon in English
Mud galaxias in English
Mud trout in English
Tasmanian mudfish in English
Tasmanian mudtrout in English
Tasmanischer Schlammfisch in German (Deutsch)
克氏南乳魚 in Mandarin Chinese
克氏南乳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
克氏新南乳魚 in Mandarin Chinese
克氏新南乳鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osmeriformes
Family : Galaxiidae
Genus : Neochanna
Species : Neochanna cleaveri
Authority : Scott, 1934