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The Stocky Galaxias (Galaxias tantangara) is a relatively unknown species to many Australians. First described in 2014 by Tarmo Raadik, the species are commonly 65–90 mm and are dark olive-brown on the back and upper sides, becoming lighter brown to cream ventrally. The species can be distinguished from the similar Mountain galaxias by the presence
Macquarie perch were once abundant in their namesake, the Macquarie River, yet are now extremely threatened throughout the Murray-Darling Basin.  The species is considered extinct in SA and endangered in NSW, VIC and ACT. Extinction is looming for this little fish, with only four isolated wild populations left in NSW, spanning less than a combined
Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis virus (EHNV) is a lethal virus that infects fish through the body surface or gastrointestinal tract. Once in the host, it multiplies in the blood forming organs such as the spleen and kidney and destroys them in the process, ultimately killing the fish. EHNV is only present in Australia, endemic to catchments