Anabas testudineus

Anabas testudineus , the climbing perch, is a species of fish in the family Anabantidae, the climbing gouramis. It is native to Asia, where it occurs from India east to China and to the Wallace Line. It is an invasive species that can live without water for days. It is believed that the fish may be invading new territories by slipping . Can tolerate extremely unfavorable water . Taxonomic Source(s):, Kottelat, M.

The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibiography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology . Broodstock of climbing perch. To cite this Myers, P. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Publisher: California Academy of Sciences.

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Summary: A highly invasive freshwater fish that has been introduced to Boigu and Sabai Island in the Torres Straits, Queensland. Climbing Perch is a declared noxious species in Queensland. Identifying features: Body slender with a . Testudineus means “turtle like (1).

Its common name in Bengali is Koi and in Telugu it is called as “Gorkalu”. This is a fish widely distributed throughout south and southeast Asia. It is a very common fish found in the river and pond . Diet: Algae, Crustaceans, Small fish . Down Terminal (leaf) node. Synonym, Anthias testudineus.

Ecological Risk Screening Summary. Photo: Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Information Center from Talwar and Jhingran. Native Range, and Status in the United States. The mitochondrial genome is 16bp in length and consists of protein-coding genes, two rRNA genes, tRNA genes and a control region. The nucleotide compositions of the light strand are 29.

Channa striata dentary 1L, quadrate 1R, ceratohyal 1L 1R, epihyal 2L 1R = Layer surface feature black soil 1. The incomplete division of the supra- branchial chamber into outer and inner recesses, the structure and action of the . It is commonly seen resting on the substrate of shallow ponds.