Betta pinguis

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

Betta pinguis is a species of gourami endemic to Indonesia. It is an inhabitant of forest streams. This species grows to a length of 7.9 centimetres (3.1 in) SL. This fish is used by local peoples as bait.[2]


  1. ^ Jenkins, A., Kullander, F.F. & Tan, H.H. 2009. Betta pinguis. 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 pinguis" in FishBase. February 2014 version.