Anabas testudineus


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Noun1.Anabas testudineus - a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe airAnabas testudineus - a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
Anabas, genus Anabas - the type genus of the family Anabantidae; small fish that resemble perch
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The climbing perch Anabas testudineus (Bloch 1792) is a teleost belonging to the family Anabantidae and order Perciformes.
CBH also mentioned the fighting fish, Betta pugnax, and the tree climbing perch, Anabas testudineus, in the article, which is written with a slightly humorous twist; he closes with a statement similar in context to that of the previously discussed article," .
2000, "Acute toxicity of an organophours insecticide monocrotophas and its effects on behaviour of an air-breathing fish, Anabas testudineus (Bloch)", J.
Cadmium induced changes in the biochemistry of an air-breathing fish Anabas testudineus.