Calculate the distance to the Andromeda Galaxy...
Now find out your nearest population of Galaxiids! Just check the maps at species descriptions.
Reach out for the Galaxies...
The Andromeda Galaxy is one of the furthest objects that the unaided human eye can see.
How to Find the Andromeda Galaxy
Now search for the Galaxiids nearest to you:
you can find this little nocturnal fish at night if you flash spotlight into the streams...
Zealandia, an ancient continent, is now 93% submerged. 33-24 million years ago, almost all of it was under water. The only big island was present day Otago-Southland .
Galaxiids have seen New Zealand crocodiles.
Babies of contemporary migratory galaxiids can survive at sea up to 23 weeks, and have been observed 700 km offshore (McDowall, 2000).