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Yapen Rainbowfish

Melanotaenia japenensis Allen & Cross 1980

Melanotaenia japenensis (Yapen Rainbowfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family rainbowfishes. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 7.7 cm. They have 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 12 attributes, including:

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