Betta bellica

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Slim betta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Species: B. bellica
Binomial name
Betta bellica
Sauvage, 1884
Synonyms
  • Betta fasciata Regan, 1910

Betta bellica (slim betta) is a species of gourami native to Indonesia and Malaysia. It is an inhabitant of swamp forests and peat swamps. This species grows to a length of 10 cm (3.9 in). It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jenkins, A., Kullander, F.F. & Tan, H.H. 2009. Betta bellica. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 20 March 2014.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Betta bellica" in FishBase. February 2014 version.