Short-jawed Kokopu

Glaxaias postvectis; Short-jawed Kokopu (trout) preserved in alcohol in a plastic container. Dark brown with lighter markings. Female. Presumably local - no data.
This has now been transfered to a large glass jar with fresh 70% ethanol and a white lid.
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Endemic species to New Zealand. The juveniles of this species is one of the whitebait species. They appear to be restricted to streams with native vegetation making them vulnerable to habitat modification and farmland development.
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