Smallhead stickleback

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Smallhead stickleback
Gasterosteus microcephalus.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gasterosteiformes
Family: Gasterosteidae
Genus: Gasterosteus
Species: G. microcephalus
Binomial name
Gasterosteus microcephalus
Girard, 1854
Synonyms
  • Gasterosteus aculeatus microcephalus Girard, 1854
  • Gastrosteus microcephalus Girard, 1854

Smallhead stickleback (Gasterosteus microcephalus) is a fish species, which widespread in the basin of the Pacific Ocean: Japan, also Mexico. Freshwater demersal fish, up to 5.5 cm length. Habits small streams, where feeds on aquatic insects and other invertebrates.

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