any of various brilliantly colored killifishes (genus Aplocheilus) often kept in tropical fish aquariums
Origin of panchaxModern Latin
Any of several small, brightly colored killifishes of the genus Aplocheilus and related genera chiefly of Africa and Asia, often kept in home aquariums.
Origin of panchaxNew Latin, former genus name.
- Any of various tropical fish of Aplocheilus and occasionally other genera, such as the striped panchax, blue panchax, and banded panchax.