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Image of <i>Melanotaenia splendida</i> ssp. <i>inornata</i> (Castelnau 1875)
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Checkered Rainbowfish

Melanotaenia splendida (Peters 1866)

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Melanotaenia splendida (Checkered Rainbowfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family rainbowfishes. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 20.0 cm. Checkered Rainbowfish has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 15 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Checkered rainbowfish. View this species on GBIF