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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Galaxiidae Galaxiids
Subfamily: Galaxiinae
Genus: Galaxias

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32 species (see list below)

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Oceania
Max. Length 6.8 cm FL

 
Galaxias anomalus
[]

Photo by Bursell, J.J.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm NG
Galaxias argenteus (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Bursell, J.J.
 
Galaxias argenteus
[Giant kokopu]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Galaxias auratus
[Golden galaxias]

Photo by Bursell, J.J.

Oceania
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Galaxias brevipinnis Günther, 1866

Photo by Bursell, J.J.
 
Galaxias brevipinnis
[Koaro]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Galaxias cobitinis
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 8.2 cm FL

 
Galaxias depressiceps
[]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 6.8 cm FL
Galaxias divergens Stokell, 1959

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Galaxias divergens
[Dwarf galaxias]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 8.4 cm FL

 
Galaxias eldoni
[]

Photo by Kerr, V.

Oceania
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL
Galaxias fasciatus Gray, 1842

Photo by Kerr, V.
 
Galaxias fasciatus
[Banded kokopu]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Galaxias fontanus
[Swan galaxias]

Photo by Berra, T.M.

South America
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Galaxias globiceps Eigenmann, 1928

Photo by Berra, T.M.
 
Galaxias globiceps
[]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Galaxias gollumoides
[]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Galaxias gracilis McDowall, 1967

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Galaxias gracilis
[Dwarf inanga]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Galaxias johnstoni
[Clarence galaxias]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Galaxias macronasus
[]

Photo by Busse, K.

Oceania
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Galaxias maculatus
[Inanga]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Oceania
Max. Length 5.2 cm FL
Galaxias neocaledonicus Weber & de Beaufort, 1913

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Galaxias neocaledonicus
[]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Galaxias niger
[Black galaxias]

Photo by Busse, K.

Oceania
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Galaxias occidentalis Ogilby, 1899

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Galaxias occidentalis
[Western minnow]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Galaxias olidus Günther, 1866

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Galaxias olidus
[Mountain galaxias]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Galaxias parvus
[Small pedder galaxias]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 10.1 cm TL
Galaxias paucispondylus Stokell, 1938

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Galaxias paucispondylus
[Alpine galaxias]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Galaxias pedderensis
[Pedder galaxias]

Photo by Berra, T.M.

South America
Max. Length 30.9 cm SL
Galaxias platei Steindachner, 1898

Photo by Berra, T.M.
 
Galaxias platei
[]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Galaxias postvectis Clarke, 1899

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Galaxias postvectis
[Shortjaw kokopu]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Galaxias prognathus Stokell, 1940

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Galaxias prognathus
[Longjawed galaxias]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Galaxias pullus
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Galaxias rostratus
[Murray jollytail]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Galaxias tanycephalus
[Saddled galaxias]

Photo by Good, P.

Oceania
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Galaxias truttaceus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Good, P.
 
Galaxias truttaceus
[Spotted mountain trout]

Photo by McDowall, R.M.

Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm FL
Galaxias vulgaris Stokell, 1949

Photo by McDowall, R.M.
 
Galaxias vulgaris
[Common river galaxias]

Photo by Marr, S.

Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Galaxias zebratus (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Marr, S.
 
Galaxias zebratus
[Cape galaxias]
32 Species of Family Galaxiidae with Genus Galaxias
(Galaxiids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1959 Galaxias anomalus Oceania 6.8 FL
1789 Galaxias argenteus Giant kokopu Southwest Pacific 40 NG
1883 Galaxias auratus Golden galaxias Oceania 24 SL
1866 Galaxias brevipinnis Koaro Oceania 28 SL
2002 Galaxias cobitinis Oceania
1996 Galaxias depressiceps Oceania 8.2 FL
1959 Galaxias divergens Dwarf galaxias Oceania 6.8 FL
1997 Galaxias eldoni Oceania 8.4 FL
1842 Galaxias fasciatus Banded kokopu Oceania 25.3 TL
1978 Galaxias fontanus Swan galaxias Oceania 13.5 SL
1928 Galaxias globiceps South America 10.7 SL
1999 Galaxias gollumoides Oceania
1967 Galaxias gracilis Dwarf inanga Oceania 6.2 SL
1936 Galaxias johnstoni Clarence galaxias Oceania 14 SL
2003 Galaxias macronasus Oceania 7 SL
1842 Galaxias maculatus Inanga Oceania 19 SL
1913 Galaxias neocaledonicus Oceania 5.2 FL
1985 Galaxias niger Black galaxias Oceania
1899 Galaxias occidentalis Western minnow Oceania 19 SL
1866 Galaxias olidus Mountain galaxias Oceania 15 SL
1968 Galaxias parvus Small pedder galaxias Oceania 10 SL
1938 Galaxias paucispondylus Alpine galaxias Oceania 10.1 TL
1968 Galaxias pedderensis Pedder galaxias Oceania 16 SL
1898 Galaxias platei South America 30.9 SL
1899 Galaxias postvectis Shortjaw kokopu Oceania 26 SL
1940 Galaxias prognathus Longjawed galaxias Oceania 9.1 TL
1997 Galaxias pullus Oceania
1872 Galaxias rostratus Murray jollytail Oceania 12 SL
1978 Galaxias tanycephalus Saddled galaxias Oceania 14.5 SL
1846 Galaxias truttaceus Spotted mountain trout Oceania 20 SL
1949 Galaxias vulgaris Common river galaxias Oceania 10 FL
1861 Galaxias zebratus Cape galaxias Africa 7.5 TL



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