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, pl -bleps
(Animals) any of various cyprinodont fishes constituting the genus Anableps, which includes the four-eyed fishes
[New Latin, literally: one who looks up, from Greek, from anablepein to look up]
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dowei, un ciprinodonte, el pez de cuatro ojos (tapa lu).
Tidal migration and patterns in feeding of the four-eyed fish Anableps anableps
Reproductive biology of the cuatro ojos, Anableps
dowi (Pisces: Anablepidae), from E1 Salvador and its seasonal variations.
The fish - known as anableps
- originally come from the rivers of South America, where they use their bizarre eyes to see both above and below the water's surface at the same time.