95 Species in Family Melanotaeniidae
Nominal species list for Melanotaeniidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Cairnsichthys rhombosomoides (Nichols & Raven, 1928) Cairns rainbowfish
Chilatherina alleni Price, 1997
Chilatherina axelrodi Allen, 1979 Axelrod's rainbowfish
Chilatherina bleheri Allen, 1985 Bleher's rainbowfish
Chilatherina bulolo (Whitley, 1938) Bulolo rainbowfish
Chilatherina campsi (Whitley, 1957) Highlands rainbowfish
Chilatherina crassispinosa (Weber, 1913) Silver rainbowfish
Chilatherina fasciata (Weber, 1913) Barred rainbowfish
Chilatherina lorentzii (Weber, 1907) Lorentz's rainbowfish
Chilatherina pagwiensis Allen & Unmack, 2012
Chilatherina pricei Allen & Renyaan, 1996
Chilatherina sentaniensis (Weber, 1907) Sentani rainbowfish
Glossolepis dorityi Allen, 2001
Glossolepis incisus Weber, 1907 Red rainbowfish
Glossolepis kabia (Herre, 1935)
Glossolepis leggetti Allen & Renyaan, 1998 Leggett's rainbowfish
Glossolepis maculosus Allen, 1981 Spotted rainbowfish
Glossolepis multisquamata (Weber & de Beaufort, 1922) Sepik rainbowfish
Glossolepis pseudoincisus Allen & Cross, 1980 Tami River rainbowfish
Glossolepis ramuensis Allen, 1985 Ramu rainbowfish
Glossolepis wanamensis Allen & Kailola, 1979 Lake Wanam rainbowfish
Iriatherina werneri Meinken, 1974 Threadfin rainbowfish
Melanotaenia affinis (Weber, 1907) North New Guinea rainbowfish
Melanotaenia ajamaruensis Allen & Cross, 1980 Ajamaru lakes rainbowfish
Melanotaenia albimarginata Allen, Hadiaty, Unmack & Erdmann, 2015 Whitetip rainbowfish
Melanotaenia ammeri Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, 2008
Melanotaenia angfa Allen, 1990 Yakati rainbowfish
Melanotaenia arfakensis Allen, 1990 Arfak rainbowfish
Melanotaenia arguni Kadarusman, Hadiaty & Pouyaud, 2012
Melanotaenia aruensis Allen, Hadiaty, Unmack & Erdmann, 2015 Aru rainbowfish
Melanotaenia australis (Castelnau, 1875) Western rainbowfish
Melanotaenia batanta Allen & Renyaan, 1998 Batanta rainbowfish
Melanotaenia boesemani Allen & Cross, 1980 Boeseman's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia caerulea Allen, 1996 Blue rainbowfish
Melanotaenia catherinae (de Beaufort, 1910) Waigeo rainbowfish
Melanotaenia corona Allen, 1982 Corona rainbowfish
Melanotaenia duboulayi (Castelnau, 1878) Crimsonspotted rainbowfish
Melanotaenia eachamensis Allen & Cross, 1982 Lake Eacham rainbowfish
Melanotaenia ericrobertsi Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, 2014
Melanotaenia exquisita Allen, 1978 Exquisite rainbowfish
Melanotaenia fasinensis Kadarusman, Sudarto, Paradis & Pouyaud, 2010
Melanotaenia flavipinnis Allen, Hadiaty & Unmack, 2014
Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Castelnau, 1878) Murray River rainbowfish
Melanotaenia fredericki (Fowler, 1939) Sorong rainbowfish
Melanotaenia garylangei Graf, Herder & Hadiaty, 2015
Melanotaenia goldiei (Macleay, 1883) Goldie River rainbowfish
Melanotaenia gracilis Allen, 1978 Slender rainbowfish
Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi Allen, 1981 Lake Tebera rainbowfish
Melanotaenia irianjaya Allen, 1985 Irian Jaya rainbowfish
Melanotaenia iris Allen, 1987 Strickland rainbowfish
Melanotaenia japenensis Allen & Cross, 1980 Yapen rainbowfish
Melanotaenia kamaka Allen & Renyaan, 1996 Kamaka rainbowfish
Melanotaenia kokasensis Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, 2008
Melanotaenia kolaensis Allen, Hadiaty, Unmack & Erdmann, 2015 Kola rainbowfish
Melanotaenia lacustris Munro, 1964 Lake Kutubu rainbowfish
Melanotaenia lakamora Allen & Renyaan, 1996 Lakamora rainbowfish
Melanotaenia laticlavia Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, 2014
Melanotaenia maccullochi Ogilby, 1915 Macculloch's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia mairasi Allen & Hadiaty, 2011
Melanotaenia maylandi Allen, 1983 Mayland's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia misoolensis Allen, 1982 Misool rainbowfish
Melanotaenia monticola Allen, 1980 Mountain rainbowfish
Melanotaenia mubiensis Allen, 1996 Mubi rainbowfish
Melanotaenia multiradiata Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, 2014
Melanotaenia nigrans (Richardson, 1843) Blackbanded rainbowfish
Melanotaenia ogilbyi Weber, 1910 Ogilby's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia oktediensis Allen & Cross, 1980 Oktedi rainbowfish
Melanotaenia papuae Allen, 1981 Papuan rainbowfish
Melanotaenia parkinsoni Allen, 1980 Parkinson's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia parva Allen, 1990 Lake Kuromai rainbowfish
Melanotaenia patoti Weber, 1907 Patoti’s rainbowfish
Melanotaenia picta Allen, Hadiaty, Unmack & Erdmann, 2015 Painted rainbowfish
Melanotaenia pierucciae Allen & Renyaan, 1996 Pierucci's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia pimaensis Allen, 1981 Pima River rainbowfish
Melanotaenia praecox (Weber & de Beaufort, 1922) Dwarf rainbowfish
Melanotaenia pygmaea Allen, 1978 Pygmy rainbowfish
Melanotaenia rubripinnis Allen & Renyaan, 1998 Red-finned rainbowfish
Melanotaenia rubrivittata Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, 2015
Melanotaenia rubrostriata (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Red-striped rainbowfish
Melanotaenia salawati Kadarusman, Sudarto, Slembrouck & Pouyaud, 2011
Melanotaenia senckenbergianus (Weber, 1911) Senckenberg rainbowfish
Melanotaenia sexlineata (Munro, 1964) Fly River rainbowfish
Melanotaenia solata Taylor, 1964 Northern Rainbowfish
Melanotaenia splendida (Peters, 1866) Eastern rainbowfish
Melanotaenia sylvatica Allen, 1997
Melanotaenia synergos Allen & Unmack, 2008
Melanotaenia trifasciata (Rendahl, 1922) Banded rainbowfish
Melanotaenia urisa Kadarusman, Setiawibawa & Pouyaud, 2012
Melanotaenia utcheensis McGuigan, 2001 Utchee rainbowfish
Melanotaenia vanheurni (Weber & de Beaufort, 1922) Van Heurn's rainbowfish
Melanotaenia veoliae Kadarusman, Caruso & Pouyaud, 2012
Melanotaenia wanoma Kadarusman, Segura & Pouyaud, 2012
Melanotaenia wokamensis Allen, Hadiaty, Unmack & Erdmann, 2015 Wokam rainbowfish
Pelangia mbutaensis Allen, 1998
Rhadinocentrus ornatus Regan, 1914 Ornate rainbowfish
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