American leaf fish

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English-russian biological dictionary. 2013.

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  • leaf fish —       any of about 10 species of fishes in the family Nandidae (order Perciformes). All live in fresh water, although some species may enter brackish water. Their geographic distribution is circumtropical, including the Amazon River basin,… …   Universalium

  • leaf fish — noun Etymology: so called from its resemblance to a floating dead leaf : a small brown nandid fish (Monocirrhus polyacanthus) of tropical So. American freshwaters * * * n. a small, deep bodied, predatory freshwater fish, with mottled brownish… …   Useful english dictionary

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