climbing-perch

climbing perch

noun
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.

Origin:
1870–75

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climbing perch

noun
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 
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