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Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens. Male breathing air at the surface. Those fish possess an head internal organ, the labyrinth, that allows them to breath atmospheric air en case of need; when the water has a very low oxygen level not enougth to breeth only with the gills. Aquarium. Portugal

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Natural resources use / Fauna use / Captive animal / Aquarium / Freshwater aquarium

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Individual / Male

Shot / High angle view

Shot / Underwater shot

Shape / Bubble

Colour / Colorful

Animal / Wild animal / Chordate / Vertebrate / Fish (animal) / Bony fish / Actinopterygian / Fighting fish (Betta sp) / Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens)

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Freshwater fish / Tropical freshwater fish

Shot / Top view


Natural resources use / Fauna use / Domestic animal / Domestic fish / Aquarium fish / Freshwater aquarium fish

Animal use and care / Pet

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Gnathostomata / Euteleostomi / Actinopterygii / Teleostei / Perciformes / Osphronemidae / Macropodusinae / Betta

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