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Osphronemus goramy (Gouraml; Gourami; Goramy; Giant gouramy; Giant gourami)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The giant gourami (Osphronemus goramy) is a species of gourami native to Southeast Asia, with its occurrence in other locations due to introductions. This species is commercially important as a food fish and is also farmed. It can also be found in the aquarium trade. The species has also been used for weed control, as it can be a voracious herbivore.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Batang Ai National Park II 62638 Sarawak, Malaysia
Betung Kerihun National Park II 1945086 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Bukit Tigah Puluh National Park 360578 Sumatra, Indonesia
Danau Sentarum National Park 347674 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Putrajaya Wetland Wetland Reserve 487 Malaysia

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Distribution

Africa-Inland Waters; America, South - Inland waters; Asia - Inland waters; Asia: probably limited to Sumatra, Borneo, Java, the Malay Peninsula, Thailand and Indochina (Mekong basin). Has been introduced to several countries for aquaculture purposes. Apparently absent in Sarawak and presence in Sabah may be due to relatively ; Asia: probably limited to Sumatra, Borneo, Java, the Malay Peninsula, Thailand and Indochina (Mekong basin). Has been introduced to several countries for aquaculture purposes. Apparently absent in Sarawak and presence in Sabah may be due to relatively late introductions.; Australian; Cambodia; Chao Phraya River; China; Colombia; Ethiopian; Hawaii (USA); India; Indonesia; Japan; Laguna de Bay; Lake Toba; Lao People's Dem. Rep.; Madagascar; Malaysia; Mauritius; Mekong; Myanmar; Neotropical; New Caledonia; Oceania - Inland waters; Oriental; Pakistan; Palearctic; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Seychelles; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Viet Nam;

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