Betta

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Betta
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Betta albimarginata
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Bleeker, 1850
Species

B. persephone
B. picta - spotted betta
B. pugnax - Penang betta
B. splendens - Siamese fighting fish

and others (see text)

Betta /ˈbɛtə/ is a lairge genus o smaa, eften colourfu, freshwatter ray-finned fishes in the gourami faimily (Osphronemidae). The type species is B. picta, the spottit betta.[1] Bi far the best kent Betta species, houevir, is B. splendens, the Siamese fichtin fish.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). Species of Betta in FishBase. March 2006 version.