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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Anabantiformes
Family: Osphronemidae Gouramies
Subfamily: Luciocephalinae
Genus: Sphaerichthys

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Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Sphaerichthys acrostoma Vierke, 1979

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Sphaerichthys acrostoma
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Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Sphaerichthys osphromenoides Canestrini, 1860

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Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
[Chocolate gourami]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Sphaerichthys selatanensis Vierke, 1979

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Sphaerichthys selatanensis
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Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Sphaerichthys vaillanti Pellegrin, 1930

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Sphaerichthys vaillanti
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sphaerichthys acrostoma Asia 4.6 SL 1979
Sphaerichthys osphromenoides Chocolate gourami Asia 6 TL 1860
Sphaerichthys selatanensis Asia 4 SL 1979
Sphaerichthys vaillanti Asia 3.9 SL 1930



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