Three-Spined Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus)
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Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus
75,708.236 mL 75.7 Litres (20 US G.)
3.15 in 5-8 cm (2-3.1")
1 - 1.025
6.0 - 9.0
498.87 °R 293.15 K
527.67 °R4 -20 °C (39.2-68°F)
- Three-Spined Stickleback
- Gasterosteus aculeatus, Gasteracanthus cataphractus, Gasterosteus aculeatus messinicus
- The belly of sexually mature males will turn orange.
- May exist in freshwater, but more commonly prefer brackish water. This fish enjoys vegetation.
- Commonly 4-5 cm. This fish has 1 spine on each pelvic fin in addition to its 3-4 dorsal spines. There are 28 (or more) bony plates on each side of the fish. The caudal peduncle is narrow with a short, lateral keel.
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