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Arfak rainbowfish

(Melanotaenia arfakensis)

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Description

Melanotaenia arfakensis is a species of fish in the Melanotaeniidae family.It is endemic to New West Guinea in Indonesia.Its natural habitat is rivers.It is threatened by habitat loss.It grows to a length of about 8 cm.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Atheriniformes
Family:Melanotaeniidae
Genus:Melanotaenia
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