paradise fish

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paradise fish

n
(Animals) any of several beautifully coloured labyrinth fishes of the genus Macropodus, esp M. opercularis, of S and SE Asia
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Effects of temperature and floating materials on breeding by the paradise fish (Macropodus opercularis) in the non-reproductive season were investigated by [5].
In the paradise fish Macropodus opercularis, isolation of specimens favor males (89%), and aggregating paradise fish increases the proportion of females (Francis 1984).
The effects of bi-directional selection for social dominance on agonistic behavior and sex ratios in the paradise fish (Macropodus opercularis).