This is a wonderful displaying male of Parosphromenus alfredi
barely four centimeters, superbly photographed by our member
Haji Badaruddin from Kuching (Sarawak, North Borneo )
On these pages you will meet friends of the highly endangered Licorice Guramies, small
labyrinth fishes of the genus Parosphromenus from the peat swamps in South East Asia.
Here you will find all important informations about these jewels from the rapidly disappearing
primary forests in Malaysia and Indonesia. At the same time you will learn all about
the Parosphromenus-Project, which you can recognize by this logo:
Become a member and take part in this, one of the first international
projects which is not just about keeping fish for pleasure,
but also about how to preserve them for the future.
Here we will feature links to articles and publications about Parosphromenus species. It will be in the language in which it has been published. Please click on the image of the article you would like to read.
An article on the situation of endangered animals mentioning the Parosphromenus-Project was published in the FASZ in German, February 10th, 2013.
The article is written by Georg Rüschemeyer.
The AAGB-booklet No. 1 is exclusively devoted to the Licorice Gouramies. All 20 species-accounts ofParosphromenus
and some more are described and illustrated by the texts of this homepage. See how to order here