Other Common Names
One of the larger galaxias species, commonly 100 mm, to 170 mm.
Found in waters from heavily tannin-stained streams to to quite saline rivers. Often occurs in rocky pools at the base of waterfalls and rapids, it is generally located around submerged vegetation or near the edges of pools, slow-flowing water and in lakes and ponds.
Little known. Spawning is thought to occur on vegetation in the upper reaches of streams within its range. It is believed that the life cycle may include a marine phase.
Carnivorous, mainly feeding on small insects and crustaceans.
Not a recognised angling species.
On the table
Not a food fish.
In the aquarium
Not known as an aquarium species.