climbing perch

a small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land
Hypernyms: ↑fish
Member Holonyms: ↑Anabas, ↑genus Anabas

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Climbing perch — Climbing Climb ing, p. pr. & vb. n. of {Climb}. [1913 Webster] {Climbing fern}. See under {Fern}. {Climbing perch}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Anabas}, and {Labyrinthici}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Climbing perch — may refer to: Anabas Ctenopoma multispine Climbing gourami This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the …   Wikipedia

  • climbing perch — n. any of a genus (Anabas) of freshwater gouramies of Southeast Asia and Africa that can live out of water briefly and travel short distances over land …   English World dictionary

  • climbing perch — /klaɪmɪŋ ˈpɜtʃ/ (say kluyming perch) noun (plural climbing perch or climbing perches) a freshwater fish, Anabas testudineus, of southern Asia, able to move over the ground with the aid of its pectoral fins and spiny gill covers and formerly… …   Australian English dictionary

  • climbing perch — a brown labyrinth fish, Anabas testudineus, of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, having a specialized breathing apparatus that enables it to leave the water and move about on land. [1870 75] * * * ▪ fish also called  Walking Fish … …   Universalium

  • climbing perch — paprastasis šliaužikas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Anabas testudineus angl. climbing perch rus. анабас; рыба ползун ryšiai: platesnis terminas – šliaužikai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • climbing perch — climb′ing perch′ n. ich a brown labyrinth fish, Anabas testudineus, of SE Asia and the Malay Archipelago, having a specialized breathing apparatus that enables it to move about on land • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • climbing perch — noun a small edible freshwater fish which is able to breathe air and move over land, native to Africa and Asia. [Anabas testudinens and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Blackspot climbing perch — Taxobox name = Blackspot climbing perch status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Cichlidae genus = Ctenopharynx species = C. intermedius binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Blackspot Climbing Perch — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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