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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Osphronemidae Gouramies
Subfamily: Macropodusinae
Genus: Betta

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Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Betta akarensis
[Akar betta]



Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Betta albimarginata Kottelat & Ng, 1994

Photo by Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Betta albimarginata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Betta anabatoides Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Betta anabatoides
[Giant betta]



Asia
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Betta antoni Tan & Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta antoni
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Betta apollon Schindler & Schmidt, 2006

Photo by Photo by Linke, H.
 
Betta apollon
[]
No picture found


 
Betta aurigans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Betta balunga
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Betta bellica Sauvage, 1884

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta bellica
[Slim betta]



Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Betta breviobesus Tan & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta breviobesus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Betta brownorum Witte & Schmidt, 1992

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta brownorum
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Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Betta burdigala Kottelat & Ng, 1994

Photo by Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Betta burdigala
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Betta channoides Kottelat & Ng, 1994

Photo by Photo by Zabawski, A.
 
Betta channoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Betta chini
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Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Betta chloropharynx Kottelat & Ng, 1994

Photo by Photo by Armitage, D.
 
Betta chloropharynx
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Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL
Betta coccina Vierke, 1979

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Betta coccina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Betta compuncta
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Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Betta cracens Tan & Ng, 2005

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta cracens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Betta dennisyongi
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Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL
Betta dimidiata Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta dimidiata
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Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Betta edithae Vierke, 1984

Photo by Photo by Naus, E.
 
Betta edithae
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Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Betta enisae Kottelat, 1995

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta enisae
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Betta falx Tan & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta falx
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Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Betta ferox Schindler & Schmidt, 2006

Photo by Photo by Linke, H.
 
Betta ferox
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Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Betta foerschi Vierke, 1979

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta foerschi
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Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL
Betta fusca Regan, 1910

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta fusca
[Dusky betta]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Betta gladiator
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Betta hendra
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Betta hipposideros
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Betta ibanorum
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Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Betta ideii Tan & Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta ideii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Betta imbellis Ladiges, 1975

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Betta imbellis
[Crescent betta]



Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Betta krataios Tan & Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta krataios
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Betta kuehnei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Betta lehi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Betta livida Ng & Kottelat, 1992

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta livida
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Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Betta macrostoma Regan, 1910

Photo by Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.
 
Betta macrostoma
[Spotfin betta]



Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Betta mahachaiensis Kowasupat, Panijpan, Ruenwongsa & Sriwattanarothai, 2012

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Betta mahachaiensis
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Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Betta mandor Tan & Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta mandor
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Betta midas
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Betta miniopinna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Betta obscura
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Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Betta ocellata de Beaufort, 1933

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta ocellata
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Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Betta pallida Schindler & Schmidt, 2004

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Betta pallida
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Asia
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Betta pallifina Tan & Ng, 2005

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta pallifina
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Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Betta pardalotos Tan, 2009

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta pardalotos
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Asia
Max. Length 10.7 cm TL
Betta patoti Weber & de Beaufort, 1922

Photo by Photo by Naus, E.
 
Betta patoti
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Asia
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Betta persephone Schaller, 1986

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Betta persephone
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Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Betta pi Tan, 1998

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta pi
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Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Betta picta (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Naus, E.
 
Betta picta
[Spotted betta]



Asia
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Betta pinguis Tan & Kottelat, 1998

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta pinguis
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Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Betta prima Kottelat, 1994

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta prima
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Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Betta pugnax (Cantor, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta pugnax
[Penang betta]



Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Betta pulchra Tan & Tan, 1996

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta pulchra
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Betta raja Tan & Ng, 2005

Photo by Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Betta raja
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Betta renata Tan, 1998

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta renata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Betta rubra Perugia, 1893

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta rubra
[Toba betta]



Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Betta rutilans Witte & Kottelat, 1991

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta rutilans
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Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Betta schalleri Kottelat & Ng, 1994

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta schalleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Betta siamorientalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Betta simorum Tan & Ng, 1996

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta simorum
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Betta simplex Kottelat, 1994

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta simplex
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Betta smaragdina Ladiges, 1972

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta smaragdina
[Blue betta]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Betta spilotogena
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Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Betta splendens Regan, 1910

Photo by Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Betta splendens
[Siamese fighting fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Betta stigmosa
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Betta stiktos Tan & Ng, 2005

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta stiktos
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Betta strohi Schaller & Kottelat, 1989

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta strohi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Betta taeniata Regan, 1910

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Betta taeniata
[Borneo betta]



Asia
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL
Betta tomi Ng & Kottelat, 1994

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Betta tomi
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Asia
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Betta tussyae Schaller, 1985

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta tussyae
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Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Betta uberis Tan & Ng, 2006

Photo by Photo by van der Voort, S.
 
Betta uberis
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Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Betta unimaculata (Popta, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Betta unimaculata
[Howong betta]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Betta waseri
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Betta akarensis Akar betta Asia 14 TL 1910
Betta albimarginata Asia 2.8 SL 1994
Betta anabatoides Giant betta Asia 8.2 SL 1851
Betta antoni Asia 5.0 SL 2006
Betta apollon Asia 5.1 SL 2006
Betta aurigans Asia 2004
Betta balunga Asia 4.9 SL 1940
Betta bellica Slim betta Asia 10 TL 1884
Betta breviobesus Asia 6.5 SL 1998
Betta brownorum Asia 2.6 SL 1992
Betta burdigala Asia 2.5 SL 1994
Betta channoides Asia 2.0 SL 1994
Betta chini Asia 5.6 SL 1993
Betta chloropharynx Asia 5.9 SL 1994
Betta coccina Asia 5.6 TL 1979
Betta compuncta Asia 6.2 SL 2006
Betta cracens Asia 5.7 SL 2005
Betta dennisyongi Asia 3.5 SL 2013
Betta dimidiata Asia 4.6 TL 1989
Betta edithae Asia 8.2 TL 1984
Betta enisae Asia 5.9 SL 1995
Betta falx Asia 3.5 SL 1998
Betta ferox Asia 6.3 SL 2006
Betta foerschi Asia 7 TL 1979
Betta fusca Dusky betta Asia 8.2 TL 1910
Betta gladiator Asia 5.6 SL 2005
Betta hendra Asia 4.2 SL 2013
Betta hipposideros Asia 7.8 SL 1994
Betta ibanorum Asia 8.1 SL 2004
Betta ideii Asia 8.3 SL 2006
Betta imbellis Crescent betta Asia 6 SL 1975
Betta krataios Asia 4.5 SL 2006
Betta kuehnei Asia 8 TL 2008
Betta lehi Asia 6.1 SL 2005
Betta livida Asia 3.6 SL 1992
Betta macrostoma Spotfin betta Asia 6.7 SL 1910
Betta mahachaiensis Asia 4.4 SL 2012
Betta mandor Asia 5.7 SL 2006
Betta midas Asia 6.6 SL 2009
Betta miniopinna Asia 2.4 SL 1994
Betta obscura Asia 6.9 SL 2005
Betta ocellata Asia 8.0 SL 1933
Betta pallida Asia 3.4 SL 2004
Betta pallifina Asia 6.6 SL 2005
Betta pardalotos Asia 7.2 SL 2009
Betta patoti Asia 10.7 TL 1922
Betta persephone Asia 2.6 SL 1986
Betta pi Asia 9 SL 1998
Betta picta Spotted betta Asia 6 TL 1846
Betta pinguis Asia 7.9 SL 1998
Betta prima Asia 5 SL 1994
Betta pugnax Penang betta Asia 6.7 SL 1849
Betta pulchra Asia 5.6 SL 1996
Betta raja Asia 6.4 SL 2005
Betta renata Asia 8.5 SL 1998
Betta rubra Toba betta Asia 5 TL 1893
Betta rutilans Asia 3.5 TL 1991
Betta schalleri Asia 4.5 SL 1994
Betta siamorientalis Asia 3.6 SL 2012
Betta simorum Asia 6.4 SL 1996
Betta simplex Asia 8 TL 1994
Betta smaragdina Blue betta Asia 7 TL 1972
Betta spilotogena Asia 7.0 SL 1994
Betta splendens Siamese fighting fish Asia 6.5 TL 1910
Betta stigmosa Asia 4.1 SL 2005
Betta stiktos Asia 2.8 SL 2005
Betta strohi Asia 7 TL 1989
Betta taeniata Borneo betta Asia 5.5 SL 1910
Betta tomi Asia 7.0 SL 1994
Betta tussyae Asia 3.7 SL 1985
Betta uberis Asia 3.6 SL 2006
Betta unimaculata Howong betta Asia 12.6 TL 1905
Betta waseri Asia 9.8 SL 1986



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