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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Tropical ornamental fish such as fighting fish and paradise fish, catfish and carp swam to the south along newly formed waterways, while those who remained died out.
Effects of temperature and floating materials on breeding by the paradise fish (Macropodus opercularis) in the non-reproductive season were investigated by [5].
The degree of intersex development in individual gonads was also reduced relative to Cootes Paradise fish because the intersex consisted of only a few primary oocytes distributed throughout the testicular tissue (Figure 2).
He was fined a total of pounds 1,500 for the three offences at the Paradise Fish Bar, in Radford Road, Radford, in March this year.
For example, in paradise fish (Macropodus opercularis; Francis, 1983) and in sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus; Bakker and Sevenster, 1983) losing greatly enhances the probability of also losing the subsequent contest.
As a continuation of a recent study (Miklosi et al., 1992) on aggressive behavior in the paradise fish, we experimentally examined these processes in the aggressive behavior of the paradise fish.