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

Genus: Chilatherina

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Asia

 
Chilatherina alleni
[]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Chilatherina axelrodi
[Axelrod's rainbowfish]

Photo by Prins, E.

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

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Chilatherina bleheri
[Bleher's rainbowfish]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Chilatherina bulolo
[Bulolo rainbowfish]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Chilatherina campsi
[Highlands rainbowfish]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Chilatherina crassispinosa
[Silver rainbowfish]

Photo by Judy, T.

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

Photo by Judy, T.
 
Chilatherina fasciata
[Barred rainbowfish]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Chilatherina lorentzii
[Lorentz's rainbowfish]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Chilatherina pagwiensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Chilatherina pricei
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Chilatherina sentaniensis
[Sentani rainbowfish]
11 Species of Family Melanotaeniidae with Genus Chilatherina
(Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1997 Chilatherina alleni Asia
1979 Chilatherina axelrodi Axelrod's rainbowfish Oceania 7 SL
1985 Chilatherina bleheri Bleher's rainbowfish Asia 12 SL
1938 Chilatherina bulolo Bulolo rainbowfish Oceania 7 SL
1957 Chilatherina campsi Highlands rainbowfish Oceania 7.5 SL
1913 Chilatherina crassispinosa Silver rainbowfish Asia and Oceania 11 SL
1913 Chilatherina fasciata Barred rainbowfish Asia and Oceania 11 SL
1907 Chilatherina lorentzii Lorentz's rainbowfish Asia and Oceania 10 SL
2012 Chilatherina pagwiensis Oceania
1996 Chilatherina pricei Asia 8.9 SL
1907 Chilatherina sentaniensis Sentani rainbowfish Asia 10 SL



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