Definition of labyrinth fish in English:

labyrinth fish

Syllabification: lab·y·rinth fish

noun

  • A freshwater fish with poorly developed gills and a labyrinthine accessory breathing organ, native to Africa and Asia.
    • Suborder Anabantoidei: Belontiidae and related families, with many species, including such popular aquarium fishes as the gouramis and the fighting fish
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    • Most labyrinth fish are robust and easy to keep, and on the whole can be expected to do well.
    • The actual courtship and spawning are not at all violent or rough compared to some other labyrinth fish.
    • The Gourami is a labyrinth fish, so their places are the top levels.

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