Channa marulius. Channa marulioides

Great Snakehead Fish

Channa marulius Hamilton, 1822. Distinguishing morphological characters in C. US Geological Survey Circular, 1251.

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Great Snakehead Fish

In general, most species are probably best kept alone.

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Channa marulius (bullseye snakehead)

Often local markets are stocked anyday of the year with large amounts of Snakeheads.

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Great Snakehead Fish

Snakeheads are known to migrate over short distances over land to find other waterbassins, using the ability to breath air. Breeding occurs through most of the year and can vary slightly depending on location. When placed in direct sunlight, however, they desiccate and perish in minutes to several hours.

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Channa marulioides

The potential to eradicate or control C.

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Great Snakehead Fish

Parents defend their young with force. Their communication with conspecifics their hunting skills and breeding behaviour is fascinating. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey No.

Channa marulius (bullseye snakehead)

Unlike mammals, they lack a diaphragm and use water to exchange old air with fresh air each time they take a breath. It is entirely absent from Indonesia and Malaysia and may have been replaced by C.

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