Oktedi rainbowfish

The Oktedi rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5 environment.

The Oktedi rainbowfish (Melanotaenia oktediensis) is a species of fish in the Melanotaeniidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is rivers. Source - * Allen, G. 1996. Melanotaenia oktediensis. More

In Oktedi rainbowfish , body colouration is coppery brown above a prominent mid-lateral line and pale mauve to white below. Body slender and laterally compressed but depth increasing with age. Two dorsal fins, very close together, the first much smaller than the second. More

* Oktedi rainbowfish, Melanotaenia oktediensis Allen & Cross, 1980. * Papuan rainbowfish, Melanotaenia papuae Allen, 1981. More

Common names

Oktedi rainbowfish in English
Oktedi-Regenbogenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Viirusateenkaarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
奥梯虹银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
奥梯虹银汉鱼 in Unknown
奧梯虹銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
奧梯虹銀漢魚 in Unknown

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Melanotaenia
Species : Melanotaenia oktediensis
Authority : Allen and Cross, 1980