Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Melanotaenia gracilis

  • Author and date of publication

    Allen, 1978

  • Preferred Common name

    Slender Rainbowfish

  • Date Identified

    /03/2017

  • Identified By

    James Shelley - PhD student, The University of Melbourne/Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    40

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit specimen Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70 %

  • Collected By

    James Shelley - PhD student, The University of Melbourne/Museum Victoria, Matthew Le Feuvre - PhD student, Uni Melb/Museum Victoria

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Ichthyology

  • Collecting Areas

    Ichthyology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Western Australia

  • Precise Location

    The Kimberley, Upper Drysdale River (Drysdale River catchment) - clear deep pool below a small waterfall, sandy bottom with some exposed sandstone outcrops

  • Latitude

    -15.8104

  • Longitude

    125.953

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    GPS Original

  • Georeference Date

    2013-08-01T00:00:00

  • Georeference By

    James Shelley - PhD student, The University of Melbourne/Museum Victoria