Lake Kurumoi rainbowfish

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Lake Kurumoi rainbowfish
Melanotaenia parva male.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Melanotaeniidae
Genus: Melanotaenia
Species: M. parva
Binomial name
Melanotaenia parva

The Lake Kurumoi rainbowfish (Melanotaenia parva) is a species of freshwater fish in the family Melanotaeniidae. It is endemic to West Papua in Indonesia. Its natural habitat is only the small Lake Kurumoi in the Bird's Head Peninsula. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Sources[edit]

  • Allen, G. (1996). "Melanotaenia parva". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T13072A3408864. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T13072A3408864.en. Retrieved 18 December 2017.