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Channa  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166662

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                        FamilyChannidae  – snakeheads, cabezas de serpiente, têtes-de-serpent  
                                           GenusChanna Scopoli, 1777 – Asian snakeheads  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Channa amphibeus (McClelland, 1845)  
                                              Species Channa argus (Cantor, 1842) – snakehead 
                                              Species Channa asiatica (Linnaeus, 1758) – snakehead, Chinafish, snakehead 
                                              Species Channa aurantimaculata Musikasinthorn, 2000  
                                              Species Channa bankanensis (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                              Species Channa baramensis (Steindachner, 1901)  
                                              Species Channa barca (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                              Species Channa bleheri Vierke, 1991  
                                              Species Channa burmanica Chaudhuri, 1919  
                                              Species Channa cyanospilos (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                              Species Channa diplogramma (Day, 1865)  
                                              Species Channa gachua (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                              Species Channa harcourtbutleri (Annandale, 1918)  
                                              Species Channa lucius (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831)  
                                              Species Channa maculata (Lacepède, 1801) – snakehead mullet, snakehead mullet 
                                              Species Channa marulioides (Bleeker, 1851)  
                                              Species Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822) – bullseye snakehead 
                                              Species Channa melanoptera (Bleeker, 1855)  
                                              Species Channa melasoma (Bleeker, 1851) – manu, manu 
                                              Species Channa micropeltes (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – giant snakehead, red snakehead 
                                              Species Channa nox Zhang, Musikasinthorn and Watanabe, 2002  
                                              Species Channa orientalis Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – smooth-breasted snakefish, smooth-breasted snakefish 
                                              Species Channa panaw Musikasinthorn, 1998  
                                              Species Channa pleurophthalmus (Bleeker, 1851)  
                                              Species Channa punctata (Bloch, 1793) – green snakehead 
                                              Species Channa stewartii (Playfair, 1867)  
                                              Species Channa striata (Bloch, 1793) – Chevron snakehead, striped snakehead 

  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   
  Reference for: Channa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Channa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Channa   
  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   
  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   
  Reference for: Channa   

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