Betta foerschi Vierke, 1979
Betta foerschi
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Osphronemidae (Gouramies), subfamily: Macropodusinae
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 4 - 6; dH range: 0 - 4; depth range - 0 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Asia: Indonesia: southern Borneo.
Biology:  In rain forest creek.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 26 December 2018 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Occurs in Kalimantan Tengah (Ref. 56613). Also Ref. 2060.

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 06.12.95
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 23.07.15
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 30.08.96

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