Databases compiled from the Ministry of Primary Industries list of Tropical fish allowed to be imported into New Zealand.
Freshwater Fish A toH. Freshwater Fish I to Z. Tropical Marine Fish .
Killifish on list Marine Invertebrates. Exotic Reptiles and Amphibians
New Zealand rockfish
Veryeasy fish to keep but predatory, can be found under rocks above the low tide mark.
- Scientific Name: Acanthoclinus littoreus
- Habitat: All types of habitat round NZ coastline down to 15 metres
- Temperament: Predatory
- Tank Age/Maturity: 6 months at least 200 litres
- Diet: Basically all meaty food types, partial to crustaceans
- Special Requirements: Will eat anything that fits in its mouth.
- Endemic: Yes
- Size: Between 5 and 15 cm.
- Aquarium Suitability: Very hardy fish.