Taxon profile


Chinese Paradisefish
Macropodus ocellatus Cantor, 1842

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anabantiformes »  family Osphronemidae - gouramies and allies »  genus Macropodus

Scientific synonyms

Polyacanthus chinensis (non Bloch, 1790)
Polyacanthus opercularis (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Polyacanthus paludosus Richardson, 1846

Other names

= Chinese Fighting Fish
= Paradise Fish
= Roundatil Fightingfish


Macropodus ocellatus - Chinese Paradisefish

Author: Radek Sejkora

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4795]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15728]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Macropodus ocellatus Cantor, 1842]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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