Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

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Lake Kutubu rainbowfish
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Melanotaeniidae
Genus: Melanotaenia
Species: M. lacustris
Binomial name
Melanotaenia lacustris
Munro, 1964

The Lake Kutubu rainbowfish (Melanotaenia lacustris) is a species of fish in the family Melanotaeniidae. It is also known as turquoise rainbowfish. It is endemic to Lake Kutubu in the Kikori River system, Papua New Guinea.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Allen, G. 1996. Melanotaenia lacustris. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. , retrieved Downloaded 11 June 2010.