Parosphromenus nagyi Schaller, 1985
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Family:  Osphronemidae (Gouramies), subfamily: Macropodusinae
Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 4.5 - 5; dH range: 5; depth range - 0 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Asia: East Malaysia, Kuantan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-7; Anal spines: 11-13; Anal soft rays: 8-11
Biology:  Recorded from peat-swamp forests (Ref. 84801). In the deeper part of creeks. Males build bubble nests in caves, using atmospheric air.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 14 January 2019 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 06.12.95
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 24.07.15

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