Trichopsis

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Trichopsis
Trichopsis pumila.jpg
Pygmy gourami (T. pumila)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Subfamily: Macropodusinae
Genus: Trichopsis
Canestrini, 1860
Type species
Trichopus striatus
Bleeker, 1850

Trichopsis is a genus of gouramies native to Southeast Asia.[1]

Species[edit]

There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]

Importance to humans[edit]

Gouramis of the genus Trichopsis are very popular in the aquarium trade.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Trichopsis in FishBase. February 2014 version.