Skip links and keyboard navigation

Species profile—Cairnsichthys bitaeniatus (Daintree rainbowfish)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes) → Cairnsichthys bitaeniatus (Daintree rainbowfish)

Sighting data

Download
KML | CSV | GeoJson

Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes)
Scientific name
Cairnsichthys bitaeniatus Hammer, Allen, Martin, Adams, Ebner, Raadik & Unmack 2018
Common name
Daintree rainbowfish
Type reference
Hammer, M.P., Allen, G.R., Martin, K.C., Adams, M., Ebner, B.C., Raadik, T.A. & Unmack, P.J. (2018). Revision of the Australian Wet Tropics endemic rainbowfish genus Cairnsichthys (Atheriniformes: Melanotaeniidae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa 4413 (2), 271-294.
WildNet taxon ID
36473
Synonym(s)
Cairnsichthys rhombosomoides
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

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=36473

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

More species information

Get a list of species for your area or find other wildlife information.

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
  1. Is your feedback about:
  2. (If you chose ‘website’ above)

    Page feedback

    1. How satisfied are you with your experience today? *
  3. (If you chose ‘service’ above)

    Feedback on government services, departments and staff

    Please use our complaints and compliments form.