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
Clingfish - Hectors
- Clingfish have modified pelvic fins which act as suckers to hold them onto rocks in wave action.
- Scientific Name: Gastroscyphus hectoris
- Habitat: Inter-tidal rocky shore around NZ coastline usually amongst brown seaweeds.
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Tank Age/Maturity: 6 months 200 litres minimum
- Diet: Need live foods, crustaceans etc.
- Size: 3 cm's
- Aquarium Suitability: Need an established tank