Channa stewartii (Playfair, 1867)
Assamese snakehead
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Channidae (Snakeheads)
Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Eastern Himalaya (India and Nepal).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs both in running and standing waters (Ref. 4833). Found in ponds and streams (Ref. 41236).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 March 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.06.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.09.96

Source and more info: www.fishbase.org. For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.


Page created by Jen, 05.08.02, php script by kbanasihan 06/09/2010 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17