Betta falx

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Betta falx
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anabantiformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Species: B. falx
Binomial name
Betta falx
H. H. Tan & Kottelat, 1998

Betta falx is a species of gourami endemic to the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. It is an inhabitant of acidic, nearly stagnant water, where it can be found amongst the vegetation along the banks. This species grows to a length of 3.5 cm (1.4 in).[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Betta falx" in FishBase. February 2014 version.