Channa barca (Hamilton, 1822)
Barca snakehead

Family:  Channidae (Snakeheads)
Max. size:  105 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: India and Bangladesh.
Biology:  Found in large rivers. Considered as an excellent food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 06 October 2009 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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