Channidae


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Channidae

[′kan·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The snakeheads, a family of fresh-water perciform fishes in the suborder Anabantoidei.
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thesis of principal author) Indian snakehead or Sol (Channa marulius, family: Channidae, order: Perciformes) is an important fish species indigenous to Indo-Pakistan sub-continent, and has a commercial value, better adapted in low dissolved oxygen and is a potential fish for introduction in the aquaculture system of Pakistan.
The families Mochokidae, Cyprinidae and Clariidae were each represented by two species, while Osteoglossidae, Characidae, Schilbeidae and Channidae had one species each.
6%) respectively while Osteoglossidae, Channidae and Anabantidae were the least (1.
3) Siluranodon auritus Bleeker 1858 -- -- Channidae Ophyocephalus scurus Guntheri 1861 1(0.