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Spiketail paradisefish, Pseudosphromenus cupanus (Cuvier, 1831)

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes) Suborder: Anabantoidei (Labyrinthici, in part) Family: Osphronemidae (Gouramis) Sub-family: Macropodinae (Siamese fighting fishes, Paradisefishes) Genus: Pseudosphromenus Species: P. cupanus

Synonyms Macropodus cupanus (Cuvier, 1831) Polyacanthus cupanus Cuvier, 1831 Polyacanthus cupanus dayi Köhler, 1908

Common/local names English: Spiketailed Paradise or Red spiketailed paradisefish Bangladesh: Koi bandi (কই বান্দি) India: Hebbuti (Andhra Pradesh); Paunah and Pauni (Tamil Nadu); Caringanah and …read more