Parosphromenus barbarae, a new species of Licorice Gourami from Sarawak, Borneo (Teleostei: Osphronemidae)

Tan, Heok Hui and Jongkar, Grinang (2020) Parosphromenus barbarae, a new species of Licorice Gourami from Sarawak, Borneo (Teleostei: Osphronemidae). Vertebrate Zoology, Scientific Article, 70 (3). pp. 349-356. ISSN 1864-5755

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In Sarawak, there are two main populations of Parosphromenus known, the eastern population linked to the Rejang River basin being P.allani, and the western population linked to the Batang Kayan basin, is herein described as P. barbarae, new species. Parosphromenus barbarae differs from its most similar species, P. allani, in having a distinct black ocellus on caudal-fin base, indistinct dark brown ocellus on posterior base of dorsal-fin; presence of clearly demarcated subdistal hyaline band on anal fin (vs. faint); dorsal-fin rays XI–XIV, 4–5 (total count 15–18, mode 17); anal-fin rays XI–XIII, 6–10 (total count 19–21, mode 21); lateral scales 29–31½ (mode 29).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Allopatric speciation, Anabantiformes, biodiversity, peat swamps, Southeast Asia, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2020 01:37
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 08:30

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