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Betta rubra  Perugia, 1893

Toba betta
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Osphronemidae (Gouramies) > Macropodusinae
Etymology: Betta: Siamese local name of the fish "ikan bettah".

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0 - 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 2-3; Anal soft rays: 24 - 26; Vertebrae: 28 - 29. Body with 5-7 irregular dark vertical bars; opercle with a pair of vertical parallel reddish bars; presence of broad chin-bar, merging with anterior part of second postorbital stripe, forming a triangular dark mark below eye; anal-fin rays 27-29; lateral scales 28 1/2-30; total length 131.6-142.3% SL; caudal peduncle depth 13.1-16.3% SL; body depth at dorsal-fin origin 23.2-27.1% SL; pelvic fin length 28.1-38.4% SL; dorsal-fin base length 9.6-12.5% SL; interorbital width 6.3-9.9% SL (Ref. 56386).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Indonesia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in peat swamps (Ref. 93059). Bubble nest builder (Ref. 4537).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993. Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.