Glossolepis dorityi Allen, 2001

Grime rainbowfish



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Possibly extinct in the wild

Last record: 2008

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct in the Wild)



Lake Nenggwambu (Lake Kali Biru) and Lake Tum, Papua Province (Indonesia), New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

 Allen, G. R. (2001). A new species of rainbowfish (Glossolepis: Melanotaeniidae) from Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Fishes of Sahul, Journal of the Australia New Guinea Fishes Association 15(3): 766-775.


Other references:

Allen, G. R., Hammer, M. and Unmack, P. (2020). Glossolepis dorityi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T161080437A161080455. Accessed on 05 July 2022.


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