Waigeo rainbowfish

The Waigeo rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Waigeo rainbowfish (Melanotaenia catherinae) is a species of fish in the Melanotaeniidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. References - * Allen, G.R. (1991). More

The Waigeo Rainbowfish was scientifically described by De Beaufort in 1910. Its scientific name is Melanotaenia catherinae. Description The Waigeo Rainbowfish can be at least 10 cm (4 inches) long. More

Common names

Melanotaenia catherinae in Breton (brezhoneg)
Tummasateenkaarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Waigeo rainbowfish in English
卡瑟虹銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
卡瑟虹银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Melanotaenia
Species : Melanotaenia catherinae
Authority : de Beaufort, 1910