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Giant kōkopu (15-20cm long)  have no scales, but instead have a slick, leathery skin with golden patterns that are unique to each fish, like a set of fingerprints.
Photo by Stella McQueen

Setting up a Native Freshwater Aquarium

Otago Museum —

On Sunday 28 April at 1.30pm in the Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Stella McQueen, an expert on freshwater tanks, will give an illustrated talk on setting up a native freshwater aquarium at home. Stella has lots of stories about the lives and personalities of our little known native freshwater fish...so even if you don't want to set up an aquarium, this event will grow your understanding and appreciation of our freshwater inhabitants.


Stella has produced two fish books and these will be for sale at the event – 

$25 - NZ Native Freshwater Aquarium 

$26 -  A Photographic Guide to Freshwater Fishes of NZ

(cash only please)

This event is FREE . 

No booking required.