Red-striped rainbowfish

The Red-striped rainbowfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.6 - 7.4 environment.

The Red-striped Rainbowfish was scientifically described by Ramsay & Ogilby in 1886. Its scientific name is Melanotaenia splendida rubrostriata. Melanotaenia splendida rubrostriata is one of several subspecies of Melanotaenia splendida. More

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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 rubrostriata
Authority : Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886