Taxon profile


Banded Snakehead
Channa striata (Bloch, 1793)

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

Other names

= Chevron Snakehead
= Murrel

Least Concern


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12712]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Channa striata (Bloch, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [343]

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

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