Malpulutta kretseri - Ornate paradisefish - Malpulutta/මල් පුලුට්ටා

Description:  The fish is dull brown colored , dorsally darker. Two raws of dark blotches are apparent on the sides.

Size: Upto 4cm

Habitat: The ornate paradisefish or spotted gourami is a species of gourami endemic to Sri Lanka. It inhabits shallow, slow-flowing streams in forested areas shaded with plentiful vegetation near the edges and a substrate covered by leaf litter.

Breeding:Eggs

Status:Endemic .

Malpulutta kretseri - Ornate paradisefish - Malpulutta/මල් පුලුට්ටා

Malpulutta kretseri - Ornate paradisefish - Malpulutta/මල් පුලුට්ටා

Malpulutta kretseri - Ornate paradisefish - Malpulutta/මල් පුලුට්ටා

Chathuranga Mullegama

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