Canterbury Mudfish - a Galaxiid
Other Galaxis species are found in "whitebait". But the Canterbury Mudfish
(like other mudfish) are endangered as a result of wetland drainage throughout
About the mudfish
There are websites and reports on this endangered species.
1. Threatened Species Recovery Plan. This
page lists DoC's plans for various species including the mudfish (Plan
2. Dept of Conservation's current
page on mudfish links to "Threats
to mudfish and how you can help".
3. This 25 page pdf is an easy-to-read guide to
the four main mudfish.
4. The Canterbury Mudfish site is a
source of information hosted by Environment Canterbury and supported by Dr Leanne O'Brien.
5. Dr O'Brien together with N Dunn prepared this report
on mudfish habitat on the "South Bank of the Waitaki River" in 2008.
6. In this 4-page
brochure Dr O'Brien lists 50 facts about Canterbury mudfish.
In this 29
page document, Leanne O'Brien and Nicholas Dunn collaborate on describing
"Captive management of mudfish".