anabantid


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anabantid

(ˌænəˈbæntɪd)
n
(Animals) any of various spiny-finned fishes constituting the family Anabantidae and including the fighting fish, climbing perch, and gourami. See also labyrinth fish
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the family Anabantidae
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Heteronchocleidus infects Perciformes fishes, of anabantid and osphronemid fishes of India, Bangladesh, Peninsular Malaysia, Africa and south east Ghana.
Unlike other anabantids, they do not build bubble nests or care for their eggs, which float at the surface[54,2].
Unlike other anabantids species, they do not build bubble nests or care for their eggs, which float at the surface (Axelrod et al, 1971; Sakurai et al, 1993).