Kōrero: Freshwater fish

Male common bully (1 o 3)

Male common bully

The common bully (Gobiomorphus cotidianus) is one of the most widespread and well-known native fish. The larvae hatch from eggs laid in fresh water, go to sea for three to four months, and then return. Children catch them in lake shallows during summer, using hand-held nets. The fish are placed in buckets of water before being released.

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Reference: Fi0318Mct.jpg
Photograph by Angus McIntosh

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob McDowall, 'Freshwater fish - Bullies, smelt and grayling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11119/male-common-bully (accessed 30 January 2022)

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