Rainbowfish

  • Melanotaenia The Melanotaenia genus holds the most rainbowfish species. These fish are found throughout Australia as well as New Guinea.
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  • Chilatherina The Chilatherina genus holds about a dozen (new fish are still discovered and described every year) of rainbowfish that inhabit New Guinea. They are not found in Australia.
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  • Glossolepis The Chilatherina genus holds about a dozen (new fish are still discovered and described every year) of rainbowfish that inhabit New Guinea. They are not found in Australia.
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  • Cairnsichthys This genus actually only holds one fish. The Cairns rainbowfish (Cairnsichthys rhombosomoides) is a species of rainbowfish endemic to Australia.
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  • Iriatherina The threadfin rainbowfish, Iriatherina werneri, is the only species in the genus Iriatherina. It is endemic to Australia and New-Guinea.
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  • Rhadinocentrus Rhadinocentrus ornatus, the Ornate Rainbowfish, is endemic to Australia and is the only known member of its genus.
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Blue Eyes

  • Pseudomugil The blue-eyes are related to the rainbowfishes. They inhabit fresh and brackish water in Australia and New Guinea.
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  • Kiunga Kiunga is a genus of blue-eyes endemic to Papua New Guinea. Currently only two fish are described for this genus.
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  • Scaturiginichthys The Red-finned Blue-eye (Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis) is the only species in its genus. It is endemic to Central Queensland in Australia.
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Other Species

  • Bedotia We all the know the Bedotia madagascariensis, but more and more Bedotia species are being discovered. So hopefully this subforum will become very active in the future.
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  • Telmatherinidae Telmatherinidae of Sulawesi, also counted among the rainbowfish by many.
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