Betta channoides Kottelat & Ng, 1994
Betta channoides
photo by Zabawski, A.

Family:  Osphronemidae (Gouramies), subfamily: Macropodusinae
Max. size:  2.03 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mahakam River basin in Kalimantan Timur, Borneo, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 12-12; Anal soft rays: 11-13
Biology:  Found in forest streams with brown, acidic waters, usually in shallow water among leaf litter or plant roots.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 13 January 2019 (B1ab(v)+2ab(v)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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