Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Melanotaenia fluviatilis

  • Author and date of publication

    (Castelnau, 1878)

  • Preferred Common name

    Murray-Darling Rainbowfish

  • Other Common Names

    Murray Rainbowfish Murray River Rainbowfish

  • Date Identified

    20/05/2009

  • Identified By

    Dr Peter J. Unmack - Brigham Young University

  • Number Of Specimens

    4

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Dr Peter J. Unmack - Brigham Young University, Brad Jenner

  • Collection Event Code

    PU09-22

  • Sampling Method

    seine

  • Date Visited From

    20/05/2009 9:30 AM

  • Date Visited To

    20/05/2009

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Wakiti Creek, Kotupna at two sites: Kotupna-Barmah Road (36 08 15.63 S, 145 07 47.70 E) and Murray Valley Highway (36 08 44 S, 145 08 16 E) (tributary of Goulburn River)

  • Minimum Elevation

    100

  • Latitude

    -36.1456

  • Longitude

    145.138

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Australian Mapping Grid

  • Georeference Protocol

    AMG conversion