Kōrero: Freshwater fish

Adult īnanga

Adult īnanga

At around 5 centimetres long, these adult īnanga are around twice the size of the juveniles that make up most of the whitebait catch. The species is widely distributed at low elevations around New Zealand. They favour gently flowing rivers and still waters, and do not climb waterfalls.

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Ryan Photographic
Photograph by Paddy Ryan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob McDowall, 'Freshwater fish - Galaxiids: īnanga and kōkopu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11110/adult-inanga (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Bob McDowall, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007