All FishesOsphronemidaeMacropodusinaeBetta

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Scientific Name Betta macrostoma  Regan, 1910
Common Names Brunei Beauty
Augenfleck-Kampffisch (Germany), Orange-cheek Betta, Peacock Betta, Spot-fin Betta
Type Locality Sarawak state, Borneo, East Malaysia.
Etymology Betta: Siamese local name of the fish "ikan bettah". 
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Size 67mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Borneo.
IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Betta species are either bubblenest builders or paternal mouthbrooders. This species, like the majority of its congeners, is a paternal mouthbrooder.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1909 (pt 4) (art. 2) (for 9 Nov. 1909), pp 778, Pl. 78 (fig. 3).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:27 (species record created: 2011 Jul 03 04:07)