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Ganges river sprat, Corica soborna Hamilton, 1822

Corica soborna

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings) Suborder: Clupeoidei Family: Clupeidae (Herrings; shads, sprats, sardines, pilchards, and menhadens) Genus: Corica Species: C. soborna

Synonyms Corica argentata Swainson, 1839 Corica biharensis Kamal & Ahsan, 1979 Corica pseudopterus (Bleeker, 1852) Spratella pseudopterus Bleeker, 1852

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Spotted snakehead, Channa punctata (Bloch, 1793)

Spotted snakehead: Channa punctata

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

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Channa punctatus

Channa punctatus

Channa punctatus

Synonyms:

Ophicephalus punctatus Bloch, 1794, Nat. Ausland.Fische. 7, p.388.

Ophiocephalus punctatus Day, 1878, Fishes of India. p.367.

Ophicephalus punctatus Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937, Fishes of Northern Bangal. p.123.

Ophicephalus punctatus Bhuiyan, 1964, Fishes of Dacca. p.95.

Common name: Spotted snakehead

Local name: Lata, taki, okol

Taxonomy position:

Phylum- Chordata

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