Northern Snakehead (Channa argus)

Also known as Amur Snakehead, Snakehead Fish


Also known as Amur Snakehead, Snakehead Fish.

Found lying on the bottom of rivers morning and evening, where they can ambush their prey. Air breathing fish that can survive out of water for several days. These fish are highly invasive, and have been introduced around the world.
They feed on fish.
Length - 100cm
Depth - ?m
Asia - China, Introduced elsewhere!

This is an airbreathing fish through suprabranchial organ.
An important fish in aquaculture and is commonly used in rice-fish farming, also an excellent food fish. Ref:


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