Betta unimaculata

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Howong betta
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Species: B. unimaculata
Binomial name
Betta unimaculata
(Popta, 1905)
  • Parophiocephalus unimaculatus Popta, 1905

Betta unimaculata , the Howong betta, is a species of gourami endemic to the island of Borneo where it is only known from the eastern portion of the island. This species grows to a length of 12.6 centimetres (5.0 in) TL, the largest known species of Betta. This species is also found in the aquarium trade.[1]


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