Chilatherina sentaniensis (Weber, 1907)
Sentani rainbowfish
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Family:  Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
Max. size:  10 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  Asia: known only from Lake Sentani in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 5-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-12; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 21-26
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (A1ace) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.11.96
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 13.03.98

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