Giant bully

It is very similar to the common bully; they have seven spines in the first dorsal fin but giant bullies always have six.

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The Giant bully lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The giant bully, Gobiomorphus gobioides, is a sleeper of the genus Gobiomorphus, found in slow flowing streams within a few kilometres of the coast of the North and South Islands of New Zealand. Their length is up to 25 cm. More

As its name implies, the giant bully is the largest member of the Eleotridae family in New Zealand. Specimens of over 250 mm in length have been reported, although fish in the 120-150 mm range are more common. More

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Giant bully - Gobiomorphus gobioidesI am really like my cousin the common bully. I have more spines on the fin on my back, but otherwise we are hard to tell apart. More

Little is known about the biology of the giant bully, which is the largest of the freshwater bully species. It is thought giant bully spawn in the lower reaches of rivers. More

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The giant bully is a heavy-set fish, which has been known to reach a size of 240mm. More

Common names

Giant bully in English
似鮈塘鱧 in Mandarin Chinese
似鮈塘鳢 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Eleotridae
Genus : Gobiomorphus
Species : Gobiomorphus gobioides
Authority : Valenciennes, 1837