Sphaerichthys osphromenoides Canestrini, 1860
Chocolate gourami
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 Family:  Osphronemidae (Gouramies), subfamily: Luciocephalinae
 Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 4 - 6; dH range: 0 - 4
 Distribution:  Asia: Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo) and Malaya.
 Biology:  Restricted to peats (Ref. 57235). A mouth-brooder species. Omnivorous.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.06.94
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.07.15

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