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Related to climbing perch: Anabas testudineus
A freshwater fish (Anabas testudineus) of tropical Asia that is able to breathe air and to travel over land using its spiny gill covers.
a brown labyrinth fish, Anabas testudineus, of SE Asia and the Malay Archipelago, having a specialized breathing apparatus that enables it to move about on land.
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|Noun||1.||climbing perch - 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"