Three spined stickleback

Three spined stickleback

Gasterosteus aculeatus
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3


Animalia, Chordata, Actinopterygii

The three spined sticklebacks are anadromous, meaning they live in the sea, but breed in fresh water. They feed on other smaller animals.

Habitats: rocky & sandy shore, estuarine

Graphic by UK Marine