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pimaensis, Melanotaenia Allen [G. R.] 1981:74, 2 figs. [Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 29 (no. 5); ref. 8634] Small side channel of Pima [Oima] River at junction with Tua River, Papua New Guinea, about 6°25'S, 144°49'30"E. Holotype: WAM P.26971-001. Paratypes: AMNH 51591[ex WAM P.26971-002] (5), AMS 21984-001 (5), KFRS (15, discarded), RMNH 28296 (5), USNM 224783 (6), WAM P.26971-002 (43, now 38), ZMA 116439 (5). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:75 [ref. 19236], Hutchins & Smith 1991:13 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:13 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Melanotaenia pimaensis Allen 1981 -- (Allen & Cross 1982:73 [ref. 6251], Allen 1991:94 [ref. 21090], Allen & Jebb 1993:234 [ref. 21102]). Current status: Valid as Melanotaenia pimaensis Allen 1981. Melanotaeniidae. Distribution: Pima River, Papua New Guinea. Habitat: freshwater.