Eastern rainbow fish

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Eight eastern rainbow fish ( Melanotaenia duboulayi ) are housed in separate one litre flow-through chambers. Each fish is constantly monitored by computer for changes in frequency and strength of opercular movement. More

Picture of a native eastern rainbow fish from an SCA fish bio-monitoring station The behaviour of native eastern rainbow fish helps monitor raw water quality. The Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA) supplies raw water to the Prospect Water Filtration Plant via the Upper Canal. 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 splendida
Authority : Peters, 1866