labyrinth fish


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to labyrinth fish: Paradise fish, Anabantoid

labyrinth fish

n
(Animals) any tropical freshwater spiny-finned fish of the family Anabantidae of SE Asia and Africa, having a lunglike respiratory organ. See also anabantid
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
atun and labyrinth fish or Lra'i ra'ionga' (Schedophilus velani) were the next most important contributors (370 and 280 ton, respectively).