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Species profile—Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Murray River rainbowfish)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes) → Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Murray River rainbowfish)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes)
Scientific name
Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Castelnau, 1878)
Common name
Murray River rainbowfish
WildNet taxon ID
27025
Alternate name(s)
crimson-spotted rainbowfish
Murray-Darling rainbowfish
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

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=27025

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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