Borna snakehead

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The Borna snakehead lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Borna snakehead, or Chel snakehead, Channa amphibeus, is an extremely rare species of snakehead. C. amphibeus is native only to the Chel River (in the drainage of the Brahmaputra), of the Bhutan foothills, in northern Bengal, India. As with all snakeheads, C. More

Borna Snakehead breeds are generally in the region of 25 degrees Celsius, and during periods of heavy rain it is possible though rare to find juveniles in flooded areas. More

Common names

Borna snakehead in English
Pippurikäärmeenpää in Finnish (suomen kieli)
双栖鳢 in Mandarin Chinese
雙棲鱧 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Channidae
Genus : Channa
Species : Channa amphibeus
Authority : McClelland, 1845