Native Animals

Anabas testudineus

Climbing Perch
DD
Data Deficient
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
2010
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SSN 23202
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

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Description

So far we know little about the species, apart from its appearance.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Artificial - Aquatic → Aquaculture Ponds
Marginal Unknown
2
Artificial - Aquatic → Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches
Suitable Unknown
3
Artificial - Aquatic → Irrigated Land [includes irrigation channels]
Marginal Unknown
4
Artificial - Aquatic → Ponds [below 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
5
Artificial - Aquatic → Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land
Marginal Unknown
6
Artificial - Aquatic → Wastewater Treatment Areas
Marginal Unknown
7
Artificial - Aquatic → Water Storage Areas [over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
8
Wetlands → Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands [generally over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
9
Wetlands → Permanent Freshwater Lakes [over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
10
Wetlands → Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools [under 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
11
Wetlands → Permanent Rivers, Streams, Creeks [includes waterfalls]
Suitable Unknown
12
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes [over 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
13
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools [under 8 ha]
Suitable Unknown
14
Wetlands → Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers, Streams, Creeks
Suitable Unknown
15
Wetlands → Shrub Dominated Wetlands
Suitable Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2010 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Data Deficient (DD)
N/A

Location

by State Location
  • Johore 1
  • Kedah 2
  • Pahang 1
  • Sabah 5
by Protected Areas Location
  • National/State Park 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Amirrudin Bin Ahmad (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Amphibians
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies
  • Fishes
  • Reptiles
  • Biodiversity
  • Data Analysis
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Protected Areas
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
Amy Then Yee Hui (Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Seahorses (Ecology)
  • Mammals (Ecology)
  • Protected Areas
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
  • W
Annie Christianus (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Water
  • PM
  • SBH
Aziz Bin Arshad (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Crustaceans (Taxonomy)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Crustaceans (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Marine & Coastal
  • PM
Charles Leh Moi Ung (Dr.)
Sarawak Museum Department (JMS)
  • Fishes
  • Turtle, Tortoise, and Terrapin
  • Crustaceans
  • Biodiversity
  • Science
  • SWK
Chong Ving Ching (Prof. Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
  • Fishes
  • Agriculture
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Environment
  • Biodiversity
  • PM
Haslawati Baharuddin (Dr.)
Fisheries Research Institute Malaysia (FRI)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • Conservation
  • Agriculture
  • Biological Resource
  • Climate Change
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Ecology
  • Environment
  • Systematics
  • PM
Jeffrine Rovie Ryan Japning (Mr.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Monkeys
  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Science
  • Technology
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Kaviarasu Munian (Mr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Reptiles (Ecology)
  • Amphibians (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • PM
Kayal Vizi Karuppannan (Mrs.)
Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
  • Elephants
  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Protected Areas
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • PM
Khaironizam Md Zain (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes
  • Insects
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Science
  • PM
Khairul Adha Bin A. Rahim (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Invasive Alien Species
Mohammad Noor Amal Azmai (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • Microorganism
  • PM
  • SEA
Mohd Ilham Norhakim Lokman (Mr.)
  • Fishes
  • Fishes
  • Conservation
Mohd Shafiq Bin Zakeyuddin (Dr.)
TNB Research Sdn Bhd (TNBR)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Management
  • Tourism
  • PM
Seah Ying Giat (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes (Taxonomy)
  • Biodiversity
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Crustaceans
  • Fishes
  • Molluscs
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Molecular
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
  • W
Siti Tafzilmeriam Sheikh Abdul Kadir (Mrs.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
  • Fishes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Science
  • PM
  • SBH
  • SWK
  • SEA
Syaizwan Zahmir Zulkifli (Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Birds (Ecology)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Molluscs (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Water
Zarul Hazrin Hashim (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Fishes (Ecology)
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Data Analysis
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Protected Areas
  • Water
  • Marine & Coastal
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
  • PM
  • SWK
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Aqmal-Naser, M. & Ahmad, A. (2018). Ichthyofauna in Rice Agroecosystem at Seberang Perai Tengah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia with Notes on the Introduced Species. Journal of Agrobiotechnology 9 (1), 27-40. https://journal.unisza.edu.my/agrobiotechnology/index.php/agrobiotechnology/article/view/128/113
  2. Azmir, I.A. & Samat, A. (2010). Diversity and Distribution of Stream Fishes of Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana 39 (6), 869-875
  3. Casey Ng, K.C., Abdullah, F., Biun, H., Ibrahim, M.K., Mustapha, S. & Sade, A. (2017). Review: A Working Checklist of the Freshwater Fish Diversity for Habitat Management and Conservation Work in Sabah, Malaysia, North Borneo. 18 (2), 560-574
  4. Fahmi-Ahmad, M., Rizal, S.A. & Ahmad, A. (2015). Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Tasek Bera Ramsar Site, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 30, 27-43 — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  5. Kodoh, J. (2005). Surveys of non-timber forest products traded in tamu, Sabah, Malaysia. Sepilok Bulletin. 3, 27-36. http://www.forest.sabah.gov.my/docs/frc/Sepilok%20Bulletin%20Vol.%203.pdf
  6. Lim, L.H.S., Tan, W.B., Chuan, J., Wong, W.L. & Liew, K.S. (2005). A Preliminary Report on Fish Parasitofauna from the Southwestern Endau-Rompin National Park, Johor, Malaysia. The Forests and Biodiversity of Selai Endau-Rompin. pp. 211-214. http://agris.upm.edu.my:8080/dspace/handle/0/7309
  7. Nur Izzah, I.A., Wan Mahiyuddin, W.R., Tengku Mohamad, T.R., Cheong, Y.L., Daud, S.F., Hussein, N.C., Abdullah, N.A., Shaharudin, R. & Sulaiman, L.H. (2016). Fish consumption pattern among adults of different ethnics in Peninsular Malaysia. Food & Nutrition Research 60, 15. https://doi.org/10.3402/fnr.v60.32697
  8. Parenti, L.R. & Lim, K.K.P. (2005). Fishes of the Rajang Basin, Sarawak, Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplements (13), 175-208. http://repository.si.edu/bitstream/handle/10088/10948/vz_Parenti_Lim__2005.pdf
  9. Zarul, H.H., Zainuddin, R.Y., Shah, A.S.R.M., Mohammad, M.S., Mashhor, M. & Shahrul Anuar, M.S. (2012). Fish Checklist of Perak River, Malaysia. 8 (3), 408-413. https://checklist.pensoft.net/article/18415/
Book
  1. Action Plan for Aquatic Invasive Alien Species in Malaysia, 2007. Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department , Malaysia. pp. 1-53.
  2. Amal, M.N.A., Intan Faraha, A.G., Lokman, M.I.N, Rasul, A.H.M., Ahmad, A., Zakaria, Z.A., Khaironizam, M.Z., Fahmi-Ahmad, M., Aqmal-Naser, M. & Ismail, A. (2020). Fishes of North Selangor Peat Swamp Forest. Kementerian Air, Tanah dan Sumber Asli, Malaysia. pp. 150.
  3. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
Journal
  1. Malayan Nature Journal, Volume 73, Issue 3, p. 419, 2021
Report
  1. Schoppe, S. (2008). Science in CITES: The biology and ecology of the Southeast Asian Box Turtle and its uses and trade in Malaysia. TRAFFIC Southeast Asia, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Abdul Razak Mohd Nor Rasid, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Anis Syafiqah Binti Mohamad Amir Hamzah, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mrs. Azwarina Binti Mohd Azmi Ramasamy, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Norli Fauzani Mohd Abu Hassan Alshari, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Nurul Fatinizzati Binti Abd Halim, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Zahar Azuar Zakaria

Species Citation :- Anabas testudineus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/23202. [Retrieved 30 November 2022].

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