Taxon profile


Sri Lanka Snakehead
Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

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

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Links and literature

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

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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