Trichopodus leerii 8-10cm

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Trichopodus leerii  (Bleeker, 1852)

Pearl gourami
Image of Trichopodus leerii (Pearl gourami)
Trichopodus leerii
Picture by Nilsson, K.

 

Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Osphronemidae (Gouramies) > Luciocephalinae

 

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.0 - 8.0; dH range: 5 - 19.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 1672)

 

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

 

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Malay Peninsula, Thailand and Indonesia (Sumatra and Borneo).

 

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in swamps and streams, usually among dense vegetation (Ref. 56749). Found in lowland swamps with acidic water (Ref. 57235). Aquarium keeping: minimum aquarium size 120 cm (Ref. 51539).

 

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Mem. Calif. Acad. Sci. 14:210 p.

 

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Harmless