Genus Galaxiella


A endemic genus of small galaxiid fishes with four species found in southern Australia. The genus was erected by McDowall in 1978.

Author: Bray, D.J. 2020

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Bray, D.J. 2020, Galaxiella in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Oct 2020,


Berra TM, Allen GR (1989) Clarification of the differences between Galaxiella nigrostriata (Shipway, 1953) and Galaxiella munda McDowall, 1978 (Pisces: Galaxiidae) from Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 14: 293–297.

Coleman, R.A., Hoffman, A.A. & Raadik, T.A. 2015. A review of Galaxiella pusilla (Mack) (Teleostei: Galaxiidae) in south-eastern Australia with a description of a new species. Zootaxa 4021(2): 243-281. Abstract

McDowall, R.M. 1978. A new genus and species of galaxiid fish from Australia (Salmoniformes : Galaxiidae). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 8(1): 115-124 figs 1-3