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  • Koaro

    • Large and tubular in shape when young, as they matture they become very stocky and far and as large adults also deeper bodied.  The Koara has a flattened pointy head - slightly shark like, and small eyes.  This fish has greenish/olive markings on a grey or silver background - the markings are bold on juveniles and finer on adults.  Size ranges from 16 - 18cm.

    • Scientific Name: Galaxias brevipinnis
    • Habitat: Widespread distribution, can be far inland, in very fast flowing clear water, bouldery streams, forest cover
    • Tank Age/Maturity: Minimum recommended tank size footprint of 120cm x 60cm.
    • Threatened Species: N/A
    • Marine Stage: Yes - can landlock
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