42 Species in Family Channidae
Nominal species list for Channidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Channa amphibeus (McClelland, 1845) Borna snakehead
Channa andrao Britz, 2013
Channa argus (Cantor, 1842) Snakehead
Channa asiatica (Linnaeus, 1758) Small snakehead
Channa aurantimaculata Musikasinthorn, 2000
Channa aurantipectoralis Lalhlimpuia, Lalronunga & Lalramliana, 2016
Channa bankanensis (Bleeker, 1853)
Channa baramensis (Steindachner, 1901)
Channa barca (Hamilton, 1822) Barca snakehead
Channa bleheri Vierke, 1991
Channa burmanica Chaudhuri, 1919
Channa cyanospilos (Bleeker, 1853)
Channa diplogramma (Day, 1865)
Channa gachua (Hamilton, 1822)
Channa harcourtbutleri (Annandale, 1918) Burmese snakehead
Channa hoaluensis Nguyen, 2011
Channa longistomata Nguyen, Nguyen & Nguyen, 2012
Channa lucius (Cuvier, 1831)
Channa maculata (Lacepède, 1801) Blotched snakehead
Channa marulioides (Bleeker, 1851)
Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822) Great snakehead
Channa melanoptera (Bleeker, 1855)
Channa melanostigma Geetakumari & Vishwanath, 2011
Channa melasoma (Bleeker, 1851) Black snakehead
Channa micropeltes (Cuvier, 1831) Indonesian snakehead
Channa ninhbinhensis Nguyen, 2011
Channa nox Zhang, Musikasinthorn & Watanabe, 2002
Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Walking snakehead
Channa ornatipinnis Britz, 2008
Channa panaw Musikasinthorn, 1998
Channa pardalis Knight, 2016
Channa pleurophthalma (Bleeker, 1851)
Channa pomanensis Gurumayum & Tamang, 2016
Channa pseudomarulius (Günther, 1861)
Channa pulchra Britz, 2007
Channa punctata (Bloch, 1793) Spotted snakehead
Channa shingon Endruweit, 2017
Channa stewartii (Playfair, 1867) Assamese snakehead
Channa striata (Bloch, 1793) Striped snakehead
Parachanna africana (Steindachner, 1879)
Parachanna insignis (Sauvage, 1884)
Parachanna obscura (Günther, 1861) African obscure snakehead
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