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Channa ara  (Deraniyagala, 1945)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1184558

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Channa marulius ara (Deraniyagala, 1945)
    Ophiocephalus marulius ara Deraniyagala, 1945
  Common Name(s): Sri Lanka giant snakehead [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyChannidae Fowler, 1934 – snakeheads, cabezas de serpiente, têtes-de-serpent  
                                     GenusChanna Scopoli, 1777 – Asian snakeheads  
                                        SpeciesChanna ara (Deraniyagala, 1945) – Sri Lanka giant snakehead  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 02-May-2022, website (version 02-May-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2022. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 05 May 2022   
  Reference for: Channa ara   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Perera, W. P. Naalin, Sandun J. Perera, Chaminda N. Walpita, Suranga Kodithuwakku et al.  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snakeheads of Sri Lanka: a taxonomic and biogeographic review   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Agricultural Sciences -- Sri Lanka, vol. 15, no. 3   
  Page(s): 411-425   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2386-1363   
  Notes: doi: 10.4038/jas.v15i3.9032   
  Reference for: Channa ara, Sri Lanka giant snakehead [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sudasinghe, H., E. A. S. Adamson, R. H. Tharindu Ranasinghe, M. Meegaskumbura, C. Ikebe et al.  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: Unexpected species diversity within Sri Lanka's snakehead fishes of the Channa marulius group (Teleostei: Channidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4747, no. 1   
  Page(s): 113-132   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4747.1.4   
  Reference for: Channa ara   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  






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