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Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Najade, 10 Oct 2017.

  1. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    As of my visit on the 09.10.17

    Malawi Cichlid

    Pacu
    Pink Fin Chalceus
    Striped Leporinus*
    Mystus Catfish
    Giant Gourami*
    Arowana*
    Clown Loach
    Walrus Catfish
    Apollo Shark*
    Silver Shark
    Hard-lipped Barb
    Tinfoil Barb
    Spanner Barb*

    (?)
    Talking Catfish
    Swordtail
    Redtail Shark
    Pencil Fish
    Bristlenose Catfish
    Boesemani Rainbow
    Eastern Rainbow
    Silver Zebra Angel Fish

    Blind Cave Fish

    Koi Carp
    Grass Carp

    Goldfish

    Chinese Box Turtle (signed as: Snake-eating Twin-hinged Tortoise)

    Japanese Fire-bellied Newt

    African Blockhead Cichlid

    Piranha

    Senegal Bichir (signed as: Australian Lungfish)

    Cunningham's Skink
    Blue-tongue Skink*

    Eastern Water Dragon

    Red-eared Slider
    Reeves Turtle*
    Snake-necked Terrapin*

    American Alligator

    (?)
    Ocellaris Clownfish
    Saddle Anemonefish
    Maroon Clownfish
    Falcula Butterflyfish (signed as: Double Saddle)
    Threadfin Butterflyfish
    Clown Triggerfish
    Picasso Triggerfish
    Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse
    Red-breasted Wrasse
    Powderblue Surgeonfish
    Brown Tang
    Sailfin Tang
    Blue Devil Damselfish
    Black Damselfish
    Blue Moon Angel
    Longfin Bannerfish
    Mono
    Panther Grouper

    Reef Tank
    (no signage)

    Tuatara

    (?)
    Kakahi
    Koura*
    Inanga
    Koara
    Banded Kokopu
    Giant Kokopu
    Shortjaw Kokopu

    Northern Brown Kiwi

    Little Penguin

    Longfin Eel

    Southern Bell Frog

    Hawksbill Turtle

    Yellow Moray

    Big-belly Seahorse

    Rocky Shore
    (no signage)

    (?)
    Rig Shark
    School Shark
    Seven-gill Shark
    Yellow-eyed Mullet
    Sweep
    Snapper
    Red Moki
    Tarakihi
    Trevally
    Kahawai
    Scarlet Wrasse
    Groper
    Blue Cod
    Short-tailed Stingray
    Kelpfish
    Banded Wrasse
    Yellow Moray
    Red Cod
    Draughtsboard Shark
    Kingfish
    Eagle Ray*
    Bronze Whaler
    Blue Maomao
    Spotty
    Spiny Dogfish
    Conger Eel
    Marble Fish
    Spiny Crayfish*
    Leather Jacket
    Southern Red Scorpionfish
    Butterfly Perch
    Red-banded Perch
    Red Gurnard
    Paddle Crab
    John Dory
    Horse Mackerel

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    *= (not seen)
    (?)= didn't check if inhabitants match labels
     
  2. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    Did this have a scientific name? I have never heard that common name before. (Thinking about it, it is probably some kind of Synodontis?).

    Australian? Or African? I hate that sign. If it's the same one, it was there when I visited years ago and it's just a mess. It's reprehensible.

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  3. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    also, was the Black-billed Gull no longer there? They had one which had come from the Marineland after it closed and lived with the penguins. They used to have one White-flippered Penguin too - did you see that there or no?
     
  4. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    The Catfish is signed as Synodontis spp.

    Yeah, African, sorry. It's a different sign now though.

    Only saw two Penguins and no gull, but wasn't in there too long.
     
  5. Najade

    Najade Well-Known Member

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    For completeness sake: there's also Australian ghostsharks, Callorhinchus milii