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bet·ta

 (bĕt′ə)
n.
Any of various species of small, brightly colored, long-finned freshwater fishes of the genus Betta of Southeast Asia, many of which, such as the Siamese fighting fish, are popular in home aquariums.

[New Latin Betta, genus name, from Javanese wader bettah, a species of betta (Betta picta) of Java and Sumatra (wader, freshwater fish).]

betta

(ˈbɛtə)
n
(Animals) another name for fighting fish
[C19: from New Latin, of unknown origin]
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Los estudios sobre reproduccion de peces con fines comerciales se incrementan cada dia mas, principalmente los relacionados a los primeros estadios vitales (huevos, larvas y etapas tempranas de juveniles) ya que son criticos para las fluctuaciones en la abundancia de las poblaciones de peces explotadas (33), como en el caso de Betta splendens, apetecido comercialmente 26 por su estructura faringea (laberinto) que le permite tomar oxigeno atmosferico cada 3 minutos aproximadamente (3), dimorfismo sexual, (policromia) y el cuidado parental del macho en las primeras fases de desarrollo (fertilizacion a eclosion) (12).
I never expected my fish to go for this price," said Mr Kachen, 40, a convenience store owner who breeds Betta fish as a hobby.
FRP Advisory said Betta Living, which has headquarters in Greater Manchester, had closed all of its 24 stores nationwide and staff were sent home last Friday as it prepared to appoint administrators.
FRP said Betta Living - which headquartered in Oldham, Greater Manchester, and has showrooms in Newcastle, Gateshead and Stockton, - closed all of its 24 stores nationwide and sent staff home on Friday as it prepared to appoint administrators.
FRP said Betta Living - which is based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, and has showrooms in Newcastle, Gateshead and Stockton, - closed all of its 24 stores nationwide and sent staff home on Friday as it prepared to appoint administrators.
Bedroom and kitchen furniture chain Betta Living, which has a store in Bromborough and a showroom in Southport, went into administration this week and "temporarily ceased to trade".
The statement added:"We anticipate the administrator will be appointed next week and will consider all options to try and secure the continuation of the business but at present Betta Living has temporarily ceased to trade.
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WORTH Stocked with a range of wines and beer To celebrate their best ever January Sale, we have teamed up with Betta Living so one lucky winner will receive a high-end drinks fridge stocked up with beers, wines, champagne and soft drinks to enjoy - all worth PS1,000.
To celebrate their best ever January Sale, we have teamed up with Betta Living so that one lucky winner will receive a high-end drinks fridge stocked up with beers, wines, champagne and soft drinks to enjoy - all worth PS1,000.