Kōrero: Rivers

Koaro (Galaxias brevipinnis)

Kōaro (Galaxiasbrevipinnis)

The koaro is one of around 40 species of native freshwater fish. It prefers swift-flowing boulder streams. Introduced trout compete for food, and the koaro is one of 10 native fish now considered threatened.

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Taranaki Regional Council
Photograph by Stephen Moore

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Young, 'Rivers - Changes to river environments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14703/koaro-galaxiasbrevipinnis (accessed 6 December 2021)

He kōrero nā David Young, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007