Scientific Name
Trichopodus trichopterus
Trichopodus trichopterus絲鰭毛足鬥魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Pallas, 1770) Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 絲鰭毛足鬥魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 絲足鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F486 Osphronemidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 絲鰭毛足鬥魚 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 絲鰭毛足鱸、三星仔、曼龍 
Distribution in World South East Asia   Distribution in Taiwan  
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Indonesia 
Synonyms Labrus trichopterus, Labrvs trichoptervs, Nemaphoerus maculosus, Osphromenus insulatus, Osphromenus siamensis, Stethochaetus biguttatus, Trichogaster trichopterus, Trichopus sepat, Trichopus trichopterus   
Reference 台灣淡水及河口魚圖鑑(周及高,2011)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0072706. ASIZP0072723. ASIZP0078381. ASIZP0078382. ASIZP0078383. ASIZP0805389. ASIZP0805406. ASIZP0807152. ASIZP0807153. ASIZP0807154. ASIZP0915389. ASIZP0915406. ASIZP0917152. ASIZP0917153. ASIZP0917154. NMMBP02641. NMMSTP00692. NMNSF00703. NTMP0398.  
Barcode2012-10-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Yu-Ming,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Yu-Ming,CO1,100%
Common Name Opaline gourami; Two-spot gouramy; Three-spot gourami; Threespot gourami; Three spot gourami; Three-spot gouramy; Cosby gourami; Blue gourami; Giant gouramy; Gold gourami; Golden gourami 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Head large. Snout short. Eyes slight large. Mouth small, oblique and protractile; posterior end of upper jaw distant from anterior margin of eye. Body laterally compressed, dorsal and ventral profile arched. Scales of moderate size; lateral line complete and curved. Dorsal fin rays:XIII,8; anal fin rays:XII,35. Dorsal fin base short; dorsal fin origin at middle between tip of snout and end of caudal peduncle; Anal fin base long, posterior portion broader; pelvic fin small, first soft ray extended like a thin thread and reaches caudal fin origin; caudal fin forked. Two dark spots on middle of side of body and end of caudal peduncle respectively, joined with eye, so-called tri-spot fighting fish in Chinese.
habitats Inhabits any kind of slow running water with vegetation, including paddy field, backwater of rivers, lakes, ponds and swamps. Can breath atmospheric air. Male builds bubble nests and mates below. Carnivorours, feed on small aquatic animals. Popular with a 
Distribution Distributed from Thailand, Malaysia Peninsula to Borneo, had been wildly introduced around the world through aquarists. Taiwan population was introduced, abundant in southern Taiwan.