Red rainbowfish


Red rainbowfish

Taxobox
name = Salmon-red rainbowfish
status = VU | status_system = IUCN2.3


image_caption =
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Actinopterygii
ordo = Atheriniformes
familia = Melanotaeniidae
genus = "Glossolepis"
species = "G. incisus"
binomial = "Glossolepis incisus"
The red rainbowfish or salmon-red rainbowfish ("Glossolepis incisus") is endemic to dense vegetation waters of Lake Sentani in Jayapura, West Papua. The males are bright red and with age grow a high back. Their colours change depending on their mood, but subordinate males do not display bright colours.

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