Climbing perch (Anabas testudineus) belongs to Anabantidae family (order Perciformes). It is widely distributed in Asia especially India to Wallace line including China. The Climbing perch is a native air-breathing fish, typically found in freshwater and brackish water; it is a potamodromous species. They can tolerate wide temperature, ranging from 22 to 30OC. Climbing perch is widely found in the canal, lakes, ponds, swamps and estuaries, but the adults are present in the rivers, brooks, flood areas, and stagnant water bodies with dense vegetation.