Cairnsichthys facts for kids
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Nichols & Raven, 1828
Cairnsichthys is a genus of rainbowfishes from the subfamily Melanotaeniinae. The genus is endemic to freshwater streams in eastern Queensland in north eastern Australia. The genus was designated as a monotypic genus in 1928 by John T. Nichols and Henry C. Raven but in 2018 a second species was assigned to the genus.
- Cairnsichthys bitaeniatus Allen, Hammer & Raadik, 2018 - Daintree rainbowfish
- Cairnsichthys rhombosomoides (Nichols & Raven, 1928) - Cairns rainbowfish
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