Chilatherina pricei Allen & Renyaan, 1996
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Family:  Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
Max. size:  8.87 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 2 m
Distribution:  Asia: Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Biology:  Abundant in the main channel of Reifafeif River, over rocks or boulders. Forms midwater aggregations to feed on algae and small invertebrates, mainly insects (Ref. 26386).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.04.98

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