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Taxon profile

family

snakeheads
Channidae Fowler, 1934

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Anabantiformes »  suborder Channoidei

Scientific synonyms

Ophiocephalidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

genus Aenigmachanna Britz, Anoop, Dahanukar & Raghavan, 2019
genus Channa Scopoli, 1777 - Asian Snakeheads
genus Eochanna Roe, 1991
genus Parachanna Teugels & Daget, 1984 - African Snakeheads

Links and literature

EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Channidae Fowler, 1934]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 06 May 2007]

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Explanations

extinct taxon