Betta albimarginata

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Betta albimarginata
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Species: B. albimarginata
Binomial name
Betta albimarginata
Kottelat & P. K. L. Ng, 1994

Betta albimarginata is a species of gourami endemic to the island of Borneo, where it is only found in the Indonesian province of Kalimantan Timur. It inhabits the shallows (5 to 10 cm (2.0 to 3.9 in)) of forest sreams amongst vegetation and debris along the shores. This species grows to a length of 2.8 cm (1.1 in).[1] It is a mouthbrooding species.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Betta albimarginata" in FishBase. February 2014 version.
  2. ^ Rüber, Lukas; Britz, Ralf; Tan, Heok Hui; Ng, Peter K. L.; Zardoya, Rafael (April 2004). "Evolution of Mouthbrooding and Life-History Correlates in the Fighting Fish Genus Betta". Evolution. Society for the Study of Evolution. 53 (4): 799–813. JSTOR 3449277. Retrieved 2017-01-30.