neon tetraneon tetra
a popular tetra (Hyphessobrycon innesi) with blue or green back, white belly, and a posterior, red, lateral stripe
Origin of neon tetradescriptive of its bright coloration
A small tropical freshwater fish (Paracheirodon innesi) of northern South American streams, having iridescent blue and red markings and often kept in home aquariums.
(plural neon tetras)
Species named after William T. Innes.