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species

Banded Snakehead
Channa striata (Bloch, 1793)

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

Scientific synonyms

Ophicephalus striatus Bloch, 1793
Ophiocephalus striatus Bloch, 1793
Channa striatus (Bloch, 1793)
Ophiocephalus chena Hamilton, 1822
Ophiocephalus philippinus Peters, 1869
Ophiocephalus planiceps Cuvier, 1831
Ophicephalus planiceps Cuvier, 1831
Ophiocephalus vagus Peters, 1869
Ophiocephalus wrahl Lacépède, 1801

Other names

= Chevron Snakehead
= Murrel

Least Concern

Images

Channa striata - Banded Snakehead

Author: Jan Ševčík

Channa striata - Banded Snakehead

Author: Jan Ševčík

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [343]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12712]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Channa striata (Bloch, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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