Lake Wanam rainbowfish

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The Lake Wanam rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.8, dH range: 10, depth range 10 - 10 m environment.

The Lake Wanam rainbowfish is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Lake Wanam rainbowfish (Glossolepis wanamensis) is a species of fish in the Melanotaeniidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. Source - * Allen, G. 1996. More

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Common names

Glossolepis wanamensis in Breton (brezhoneg)
Lake Wanam rainbowfish in English
Lake Wanam-Regenbogenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Lake Wanam-regnbuefisk in Danish (dansk)
Vihersateenkaarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
瓦納舌鱗銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
瓦納舌鱗銀漢魚 in Unknown
瓦讷舌鳞银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
瓦讷舌鳞银汉鱼 in Unknown

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Glossolepis
Species : Glossolepis wanamensis
Authority : Allen and Kailola, 1979