Common name of Betta splendens
Common name Sepilai
Language Malay
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Malaysia
Ref. Mohsin, A.K.M. and M.A. Ambak, 1983
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
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Remarks Males put in the same aquarium will fight until one is exhausted and surrenders. These fights, known as sepilai fights are popular and are exhibited in public places.
Entered by Agustin, Liza Q.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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