Our animals

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Northern lakes and seas

The ocean

Tropical rivers and lakes

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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

The flooded rainforest

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

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Empire gudgeon

Empire gudgeon

Empire gudgeon

Empire gudgeon

Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

Sentani rainbowfish

Sentani rainbowfish

Sentani rainbowfish

Sentani rainbowfish

Red rainbowfish

Red rainbowfish

Yellowspotted hypostomus

Yellowspotted hypostomus

Pictus catfish

Pictus catfish

Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

Lake Kutubu rainbowfish

Facts

LatinMelanotaenia lacustris
Size10 cm
FoodSmall crustaceans, insects and worms
HabitatBetween aquatic plants in lakes and rivers
IUCN

Vulnerable

Vulnerable. The main threat is altered habitat due to deforestation.

LocationLake Kutubu in Papua New Guinea
Map

Under the riverbank

River life

The plants in the river

River deep

Armored predators

Conservation of species

California kingsnake

River pool

Archerfish

Endangered species

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