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Three Spined Stickleback

Gasterosteus aculeatus Linnaeus 1758

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Gasterosteus aculeatus (Three Spined Stickleback) is a species of bony fishes in the family sticklebacks. They are listed as endangered by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Atlantic Ocean, The Nearctic, the Palearctic, and Pacific Ocean. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 11 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Three-spined stickleback. View this species on GBIF