Story: Coarse fish

Caudo

Caudo

Female caudo grow to 6 centimetres and males 3 centimetres. A native of South America, the species was reported in stock troughs in Northland, the water having been pumped from a nearby stream. They are neither protected nor classified as harmful, and it is uncertain if wild populations have become established.

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Bob McDowall, 'Coarse fish - Livebearers, catfish and perch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15729/caudo (accessed 27 November 2021)

Story by Bob McDowall, published 24 Nov 2008