Orange Snakehead: A new species of snakehead in Bangladesh?
Presence of numerous black spot on the bright-orange body surface of the fish makes it different from other five snakehead species in Bangladesh although the external characters are same. The external characters of the fish mostly found to be similar with Channa barca but a critical difference …read more
Spotted snakehead: Channa punctata
Systematic position (Nelson 2006) Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes (Perches) Suborder: Channoidei (Ophiocephaliformes) Family: Channidae (Snakeheads) Genus: Channa Species: C. punctata
Common/local names English: Spotted snakehead Bangladesh: Taki (টাকি), Lata (লাটা), Chaitan (ছাইতান) and Sati (শাটি) India: Taki …read more