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

Family:  Channidae (Snakeheads)
Max. size:  29.7 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 314.4 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Eastern Himalaya (India and Nepal).
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
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