The paucity of the families Osteoglossidae, Anabantidae
, Channidae, Schilbedae and Cyprinidae in the catch during the periods of floods and high water levels in Asa Lake is not unconnected with the prevailing lacustrine situation of the water body at this season.
Heteronchocleidus has been described from fishes belonging to order Perciformes, commonly known as Labyrinth fishes (Anabantoidei), including family Osphronemidae and Anabantidae, except H.
Anabantidae (climbing perch) and Cyprinidae (minnows) probably evolved in S.E.
Vitellogenesis level and the induction of maturation in the ovary of the Blue gourami Trichogaster trichopterus (Anabantidae, Pallas 1770).
Sensitivity to maturation--inducing steroids and gonadotropin in the oocytes of blue gourami Trichogaster trichopterus (Anabantidae, Pallas, 1770).
In the present study, Anabas testudineus (Anabantidae
) was selected as experimental model for toxicity study.