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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Melanotaeniidae Rainbowfishes, blue eyes

Genus: Chilatherina

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Chilatherina alleni
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Chilatherina axelrodi
[Axelrod's rainbowfish]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Chilatherina bleheri Allen, 1985

Photo by Photo by Prins, E.
 
Chilatherina bleheri
[Bleher's rainbowfish]
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Chilatherina bulolo
[Bulolo rainbowfish]
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Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Chilatherina campsi
[Highlands rainbowfish]
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Chilatherina crassispinosa
[Silver rainbowfish]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Chilatherina fasciata (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Judy, T.
 
Chilatherina fasciata
[Barred rainbowfish]
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Chilatherina lorentzii
[Lorentz's rainbowfish]
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Chilatherina pagwiensis
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Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Chilatherina pricei
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Chilatherina sentaniensis
[Sentani rainbowfish]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chilatherina alleni Asia 1997
Chilatherina axelrodi Axelrod's rainbowfish Oceania 7 SL 1979
Chilatherina bleheri Bleher's rainbowfish Asia 12 SL 1985
Chilatherina bulolo Bulolo rainbowfish Oceania 7 SL 1938
Chilatherina campsi Highlands rainbowfish Oceania 7.5 SL 1957
Chilatherina crassispinosa Silver rainbowfish Asia and Oceania 11 SL 1913
Chilatherina fasciata Barred rainbowfish Asia and Oceania 11 SL 1913
Chilatherina lorentzii Lorentz's rainbowfish Asia and Oceania 10 SL 1907
Chilatherina pagwiensis Oceania 2012
Chilatherina pricei Asia 8.9 SL 1996
Chilatherina sentaniensis Sentani rainbowfish Asia 10 SL 1907



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