Blue rainbowfish

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Blue rainbowfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Melanotaeniidae
Genus: Melanotaenia
Species: M. careulea
Binomial name
Melanotaenia caerulea
G. R. Allen, 1996

The blue rainbowfish (Melanotaenia caerulea) is a species of fish in the family Melanotaeniidae endemic to Papua New Guinea. It is found mostly in the lower and middle Kikori drainage system.