Betta chini

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Betta chini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Species: B. chini
Binomial name
Betta chini
P. K. L. Ng, 1993

Betta chini is a species of gourami endemic to the island Borneo where it is only known from the Malaysian state of Sabah. It inhabits very shallow waters (less than 0.5 metres (1.6 ft)) of peat swamps. Males of this species can reach a length of 5.1 centimetres (2.0 in) SL while females can reach a length of 5.6 centimetres (2.2 in).[2]


  1. ^ Kottelat, M. 1996. Betta chini. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. < Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 19 March 2014.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Betta chini" in FishBase. February 2014 version.