Story: Life in fresh water

Native fish figurines

Native fish figurines

Stan Woods is a former freshwater fisheries biologist who turned his hand to moulding figurines of native fish. New Zealand has 38 species of native freshwater fish (this number rises to over 40 if some estuarine fish species are included in the definition of freshwater).

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Roger Young, 'Life in fresh water - Fish', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Roger Young, published 24 Sep 2007