Test your skills each month with MCCG’s Wildlife Identification Quiz!
You’ll find Know Your Wildlife towards the back of every month’s The Local Bulletin. Answers can be found by searching in the MCCG Catchment Field Guides.
We will provide the answers to each quiz right here in the first week of every month!
Here is the February quiz:
Which of these fish are natives and which are exotic species?
- Male Crimson-spotted Rainbowfish
- Male Empire Gudgeon
Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus) Photo: Tim Howell
Male Crimson-spotted Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia duboulayi) Photo: Tim Howell
Male Empire Gudgeon (Hypseleotris compressa) Photo: Tim Howell
ANSWER: The Platy is exotic, while the Crimson-spotted Rainbowfish and Empire Gudgeon are natives.