Taxon profile


Sri Lanka Snakehead
Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

Ophiocephalus apus Canestrini, 1861
Ophicephalus apus Canestrini, 1861
Ophiocephalus aurantiacus Hamilton, 1822
Ophiocephalus auranticus Hamilton, 1822
Ophiocephalus coramota (non Cuvier, 1831)
Ophiocephalus fusca (non Cuvier, 1831)
Channa gahua (non Hamilton, 1822)
Ophiocephalus limbatus (non Cuvier, 1831)
Ophiocephalus gachua malaccensis (non Peters, 1868)
Ophiocephalus marginatus (non Cuvier, 1829)

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5143]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12707]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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