Taxon profile


Dwarf Snakehead
Channa gachua (Hamilton, 1822)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anabantiformes »  family Channidae - snakeheads »  genus Channa - Asian Snakeheads

Scientific synonyms

Ophiocephalus gachua Hamilton, 1822
Ophicephalus gachua Hamilton, 1822
Ophicephalus limbatus Cuvier, 1831
Ophiocephalus guachua malaccensis Peters, 1869
Ophicephalus marginatus Cuvier, 1829

Least Concern LC


Channa gachua - Dwarf Snakehead

Author: Jo Kuyken

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [50504]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12697]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Channa gachua (Hamilton, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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