Checkered rainbowfish

The Checkered rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Checkered Rainbowfish lives in the northernmost extremes of Australia. It is chiefly found in rivers in northern Queensland and the northern parts of the Northern Territory. More

Common names

Checkered rainbowfish in English
Mønstret regnbuefisk in Danish (dansk)
丑虹银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
醜虹銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Melanotaeniidae
Genus : Melanotaenia
Species : Melanotaenia splendida
Authority : Castelnau, 1875