A small labyrinth fish native to Thailand, the males of which fight vigorously. It has been bred in a variety of colors for fighting and for aquariums.
- ‘Previous studies on Siamese fighting fish and toads, as well as on humans and other primates, have yielded similar results.’
- ‘Two male fighting fish do not usually fight to the death; the loser just flees the scene.’
- ‘This is for the girl who was calling about her Japanese fighting fish, which is actually called a Siamese fighting fish.’
- ‘Some others, like the Siamese fighting fish, are capable of breathing air in addition to extracting oxygen from the water with their gills.’
- ‘A male Siamese fighting fish is so possessive of his female that he'll sometimes attack his own mirror image (what he lacks in brains, he makes up for in feistiness).’
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