The genus Rainfordia "is named after Mr. E. H. Rainford, whose untiring activities as a collector, have greatly enriched the Australian Museum with many rare finds from the coast of Queensland".
Author: Bray, D.J. 2018
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Bray, D.J. 2018, Rainfordia in Fishes of Australia, accessed 16 May 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/genus/1287
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