Aplochiton zebra Jenyns, 1842
photo by Busse, K.

 Family:  Galaxiidae (Galaxiids), subfamily: Aplochitoninae
 Max. size:  27.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic, amphidromous
 Distribution:  South America: Along the Chilean side of the Andes from Callecalle River system south to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 14-14
 Biology:  Found mostly in lakes, but recent collections from sites close to the sea suggest amphidromy.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.03.95
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 23.07.05

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