Parkinson's Rainbowfish Melanotaenia parkinsoni

Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's Rainbowfish is native to shallow lakes and streams of southeastern Papua New Guinea.
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Males are more colourful than females, having bright, firey orange on their fins and back half of their body. Juveniles are plain with a bluish tinge and rosy gills.
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's Rainbowfish
Parkinson's and Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish
Adults grow typically to 12cm long and a maximum of 15cm. Parkinson's are narrower, less deep-bodied than Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish (above right).