Kōrero: Freshwater fish

Bluegill bully (2 o 3)

Bluegill bully

The bluegill bully (Gobiomorphus hubbsi) is found from sea level to altitudes of 480 metres, and up to 100 kilometres inland. It has distinct blue gill membranes and leopard-like spots on its cheeks. With its upturned mouth it takes mayflies and the larvae of chironomid midges from rocks. Bluegill bullies hide away and are rarely seen in swift-flowing waters.

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Reference: Fi0304Mct.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/11120/bluegill-bully (accessed 18 January 2022)

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