A fish’s ability to climb a tree

“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ~ Albert Einstein

Then again,

Climbing Gouramies (or climbing perches) [Anabas testudineus)]


Uploaded on Feb 1, 2011

* Family: Anabantidae,
* Phylum: Chordata,
* Class: Actinopterygii,
* Order: Perciformes,
* Suborder: Anabantoidei,
* Type: Fish,
* Diet: Omnivore,
* Size: no data,
* Weight: 100-400g,
* Avarege lifespan in the wild: 1-8yeas,
** Climbing Gouramis are so named due to their ability to “climb”, Anabantidae are a family of perciform fish commonly called the climbing gouramies or climbing perches.
More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climbing…

Climbing fish – Just want to be free

Uploaded on Aug 10, 2010

Fish climbing ropes to pass man made obstacles.

by Waikato Regional Council, New Zealand – The Waikato Regional Council cares for the social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing of the Waikato region‘s communities in New Zealand.

Category: Wordsmith Wednesday

Tags: climbing fish, climbing gouramies , climbing perches, anabas testudineus

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