Native to Australia and currently listed as endangered due to competion and predation from introduced trout, the barred galaxias is a distinctive yellow-orange to brownish colour overall with 1- 4 dark blotches on the side. Generally a solitary species, distribution is restricted within Victoria's central highlands.
This species eDNA probe is limited by cross species amplification with the closely related mountain galaxias, which can occur within the barred galaxias known distribution.
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