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Helostoma temmincki
 

Helostoma temmincki

The kissing gourami is a near relative of the Belontiidae - it actually belongs to the family Helostomatidae - and like them possesses a labyrinth, and builds a bubblenest for its eggs. The "kissing" behavior observed between individuals probably has some social function; it is not necessarily linked to reproduction, though admittedly also occurring during the mating ritual. Size: 10-15 cm.

Helostoma temmincki

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ОНЕЖСКАЯ ГУБА (Онежский зал .), в южной части Белого м. Длина 185 км, ширина от 50 до 100 км, глубина до 36 м. Много островов и каменистых мелей. Впадают реки Онега, Кемь, Выг. У г. Беломорск - выход в Белое м. Беломорско-Балтийского канала.