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Species profile—Melanotaenia eachamensis (Lake Eacham rainbowfish)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes) → Melanotaenia eachamensis (Lake Eacham rainbowfish)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes)
Scientific name
Melanotaenia eachamensis Allen & Cross, 1982
Common name
Lake Eacham rainbowfish
WildNet taxon ID
18170
Alternate name(s)
Lake Eacham rainbow
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=18170

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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