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Channa  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166662

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Bostrychoides Lacepède, 1801
 
    Ophicephalus Bloch, 1793
 
    Philypnoides Bleeker, 1849
 
    Psiloides Fischer, 1813
 
    Pterops Rafinesque, 1815
 
  Common Name(s): Asian snakeheads [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderChannoidei   
                                  FamilyChannidae Fowler, 1934 – snakeheads, cabezas de serpiente, têtes-de-serpent  
                                     GenusChanna Scopoli, 1777 – Asian snakeheads  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Channa amphibeus (McClelland, 1845) – Chel snakehead 
                                        Species Channa andrao Britz, 2013  
                                        Species Channa ara (Deraniyagala, 1945) – Sri Lanka giant snakehead 
                                        Species Channa argus (Cantor, 1842) – Snakehead, Northern Snakehead, Poisson tête de serpent, Cabeza de serpiente 
                                        Species Channa aristonei Praveenraj, Thackeray, Singh, Uma, Moulitharan and Mukhim, 2020  
                                        Species Channa asiatica (Linnaeus, 1758) – Small snakehead, Chinese snakehead, Chinafish, snakehead 
                                        Species Channa aurantimaculata Musikasinthorn, 2000 – orangespotted snakehead 
                                        Species Channa aurantipectoralis Lalhlimpuia, Lalronunga and Lalramliana, 2016  
                                        Species Channa auroflammea Adamson, Britz and Lieng, 2019  
                                        Species Channa aurolineata (Day, 1870)  
                                        Species Channa bankanensis (Bleeker, 1853) – Bangka snakehead 
                                        Species Channa baramensis (Steindachner, 1901) – Baram snakehead 
                                        Species Channa barca (Hamilton, 1822) – Barca snakehead 
                                        Species Channa bipuli Praveenraj, Uma, Moulitharan and Bleher, 2018  
                                        Species Channa bleheri Vierke, 1991 – rainbow snakehead 
                                        Species Channa brahmacharyi Chakraborty, Yardi and Mukherjee, 2020  
                                        Species Channa brunnea Praveenraj, Uma, Moulitharan and Kannan, 2019  
                                        Species Channa burmanica Chaudhuri, 1919 – Burmese snakehead 
                                        Species Channa cocnhayia Nguyen, Bui and Nguyen, 2015  
                                        Species Channa cyanospilos (Bleeker, 1853) – bluespotted snakehead 
                                        Species Channa diplogramma (Day, 1865)  
                                        Species Channa gachua (Hamilton, 1822) – dwarf snakehead 
                                        Species Channa harcourtbutleri (Annandale, 1918) – Inle snakehead 
                                        Species Channa hoaluensis Nguyen, 2011  
                                        Species Channa kelaartii (Günther, 1861) – brown snakehead 
                                        Species Channa limbata (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831)  
                                        Species Channa lipor Praveenraj, Uma, Moulitharan and Singh, 2019  
                                        Species Channa lucius (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – splendid snakehead 
                                        Species Channa maculata (Lacepède, 1801) – Blotched snakehead, snakehead mullet 
                                        Species Channa marulioides (Bleeker, 1851) – emperor snakehead 
                                        Species Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822) – giant snakehead, Great snakehead, Bullseye Snakehead, murrel 
                                        Species Channa melanoptera (Bleeker, 1855) – blackfinned snakehead 
                                        Species Channa melanostigma Geetakumari and Vishwanath, 2011  
                                        Species Channa melasoma (Bleeker, 1851) – black snakehead, manu 
                                        Species Channa micropeltes (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – Indonesian snakehead, Tête de serpent d'Indonésie, Cabeza de serpiente rojo, giant snakehead, red snakehead 
                                        Species Channa ninhbinhensis Nguyen, 2011  
                                        Species Channa nox Zhang, Musikasinthorn and Watanabe, 2002 – night snakehead 
                                        Species Channa orientalis Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – Sri Lanka smooth-breasted snakefish, Ceylon snakehead, smooth-breasted snakefish 
                                        Species Channa ornatipinnis Britz, 2008  
                                        Species Channa panaw Musikasinthorn, 1998 – panaw snakehead 
                                        Species Channa pardalis Knight, 2016  
                                        Species Channa pleurophthalma (Bleeker, 1851) – ocellated snakehead 
                                        Species Channa pomanensis Gurumayum and Tamang, 2016  
                                        Species Channa pseudomarulius (Günther, 1861)  
                                        Species Channa pulchra Britz, 2008  
                                        Species Channa punctata (Bloch, 1793) – spotted snakehead, Tête de serpent tachetée, Cabeza de serpiente moteada, green snakehead 
                                        Species Channa quinquefasciata Praveenraj, Uma, Knight, Moulitharan, Balasubramanian, Bineesh and Bleher, 2018  
                                        Species Channa rara Britz, Dahanukar, Anoop and Ali, 2019  
                                        Species Channa shingon Endruweit, 2017  
                                        Species Channa stewartii (Playfair, 1867) – golden snakehead 
                                        Species Channa stiktos Lalramliana, Knight, Lalhlimpuia and Singh, 2018  
                                        Species Channa striata (Bloch, 1793) – murrel, Tête de serpent strié, Cabeza de serpiente cabrío, dalag, Chevron snakehead, striped snakehead 
                                        Species Channa torsaensis Dey, Nur, Chowdhury, Sarkar, Kosygin and Barat, 2019 – Cobalt Blue Channa 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Channa    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Channa   
       
  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. (https://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 05 May 2022   
  Reference for: Channa   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Channa   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Channa   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Channa   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Scopoli, J. A.  
  Publication Date: 1777   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Introductio ad historiam naturalem, sistens genera lapidum, plantarum et animalium hactenus detecta, caracteribus essentialibus donata, in tribus divisa, subinde ad leges naturae   
  Page(s): x + 506   
  Publisher: Wolfgange Gerle   
  Publication Place: Prague   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11268990   
  Reference for: original description   
       

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