Parosphromenus rubrimontis Kottelat & Ng, 2005
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Family:  Osphronemidae (Gouramies), subfamily: Macropodusinae
Max. size:  2.47 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 1 - 2 m
Distribution:  Asia: Malaysia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-7; Anal spines: 13-14; Anal soft rays: 6-8. Dorsal fin with 11-12 spines. Anal fin with 13-14 spines and 6-8 segmented rays. In live male, dorsal, anal and caudal fins with a narrow bluish margin and a black subdistal band bordered proximally by a narrow bluish iridescent band.. Proximal part of dorsal and anal fins from black along body, grading into red distally. Proximal part of caudal fin deep black, surrounded by a bright red patch. Pelvic fin and filament black, except for iridescent blue basal third (sometimes entirely blue) (Ref. 56232).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 14 January 2019 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.02.06
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.15

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