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Trichopodus microlepis (Moonlight gourami; Moonbeam gourami)

Synonyms: Deschauenseeia chryseus; Osphromenus microlepis; Trichogaster microlepis; Trichopus parvipinnis
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Wikipedia Abstract

The moonlight gourami (Trichopodus microlepis), also known as the moonbeam gourami, is a labyrinth fish of the family Osphronemidae native to Indochina. This peaceful, attractive species is a popular aquarium fish.
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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aalborg Zoo
Blaavand Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Sedgwick County Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tallinn Zoo
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Walford & North Shropshire College
Zoo Negara Malaysia

Distribution

America, South - Inland waters; Asia - Inland waters; Asia: originally occurring in the Mekong in Cambodia and Viet Nam and Chao Phraya basins (Ref. 43281). Introduced in the Mekong basin in Thailand and expected in Laos (Ref. 43281). A popular aquarium species which appeared in Colombia because of escape; Asia: originally occurring in the Mekong in Cambodia and Viet Nam and Chao Phraya basins (Ref. 43281). Introduced in the Mekong basin in Thailand and expected in Laos (Ref. 43281). A popular aquarium species which appeared in Colombia because of escapes from aquarium rearing facilities (Ref. 1739).; Cambodia; Chao Phraya River; Colombia; Great Lake; Mekong; Neotropical; Oriental; Singapore; Taiwan; Thailand; Tonle Sap; Viet Nam;

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