Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

A species of deadly fish introduced at the beginning of From Russia with Love as Blofeld’s pets. In the tank that sits behind Blofeld’s desk, two Siamese fighting fish are locked in combat. In the next tank, a third fish watches, ready to pounce on the exhausted winner. Blofeld equates this tactic with the impending SPECTRE plan to outwit the Russians and the British by stealing a Soviet Lektor decoding machine and murdering James Bond.


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