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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In the paradise fish Macropodus opercularis, isolation of specimens favor males (89%), and aggregating paradise fish increases the proportion of females (Francis 1984).
axelrodi coletados em exportador de Manaus, a prevalencia de parasitos foi maior que a descrita em Xiphophorus maculatus, Xiphophorus helleri, Poecilia sphenops, Macropodus opercularis, Trichogaster trichopterus, Beta splendens, Puntius conchonius, Carassius auratus e Gymnocorymbus ternetzi comercializados em Florianopolis, Estado de Santa Catarina (PIAZZA et al.
Experiments were conducted with 6-month-old, 8-cm to 10-cm-long Macropodus opercularis males, which were raised and kept in our laboratory.