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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Snakeheads (Pisces Channidae) a biological synopsis and risk assessment.
Genetic structure of the snakehead murrel Channa striata (channidae) based on the Cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene: Influence of historical and geomorphological factors.
Wiiliams, Snakeheads (Pisces, Channidae): A Biological Synopsis and Risk Assessment, US Geological Survey, US Geological Survey Circular, Denver, Colo, USA, 2004.
The variation sites (310), parsimony informative polymorphic sites (229) and conversion/transversion ratio (1.70) were obtained, which indicated that the nucleotide substitution did not reach saturation, these characteristics suggested that the mtDNA Cyt b gene could be used as an effective molecular marker to identify different Channidae species.
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 studies on fecundity of Channa gachua (Ham.) (Pisces: Teleostei, Channidae) from Kamakhyanagar, Orissa.
Parachanna obscura, commonly known as African snakehead is a freshwater species belongs to the family Channidae and order Perciformes.
The families Characidae and Cichlidae were the most abundant in number (23.0 and 18.6%) respectively while Osteoglossidae, Channidae and Anabantidae were the least (1.7, 2.1 and 2.3%) respectively (Fig.
Adebisi documented families like Cichlidae, Channidae, Gymnarchidae, Latidae, Hepsetidae, Clariidae, Osteoglossidae, e.t.c., as fauna resources of the lake [2].
batensoda Ruppel 1832 4(0.7) 1(0.2) Schilbeidae Physailia pellucida Boulenger, 1901 -- 4(0.7) Schilbe mystus Linnaeus 1762 6(1.0) 12(0.3) Siluranodon auritus Bleeker 1858 -- -- Channidae Ophyocephalus scurus Guntheri 1861 1(0.2) 1(0.2) Pomadasydae Pristopoma jubeleni Cuvier -- 1(0.2) Ctenopoma kings leyae Cuvier 1864 -- 1(0.2) Centropomidae Lates niloticus Linnaeus 1762 3(0.5) 2(0.3) Cichlidae Tilapia zillii Gervais 1848 9(1.5) 4(0.7) T.
Cyprinidae was the richest family and was represented by 20 species, Nemacheilidae by 4, Sisoridae by 6, Channidae and Schilbidae by 2, Mastacembelidae, Schilbidae, Belonidae and Chandidae by single species.