Giant snakehead

The young of the giant snakehead are red in color, with orange and black lateral stripes appearing after about two months.

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The Giant snakehead lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, depth range 100 - m environment.

"I caught a giant snakehead! No puny snakeheads for me!" -Animal Crossing: City Folk Giant Snakehead Scientific Name Channa micropeltes Family Channidae - Snakeheads Time of Year Jun More

exotic snakehead fish, the giant snakehead, during routine sampling of the Rock River. The fish was more than likely released into the river after outgrowing its home aquarium space. This discovery has led to numerous calls and questions about snakehead fish. More

The giant snakehead or or giant mudfish (Channa micropeltes) is the largest in the family Channidae, capable of growing to over 1 meter in length (3 feet) and a weight of over 20 kilograms (40 pounds). More

Giant Snakehead fish is an eating machine. If you do not believe this, then the (unjust) nation wide ban across the USA done for fear of the Giant Snakeheads potential environmental damage should be enough. More

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revealed two specimens of giant snakeheads that had been caught on separate occasions in different drainages during the two previous years. More

Giant snakehead hooked in UK river www.chinaview. More

The Giant Snakehead has many names but is something of an unknown to most aquatic pet owners. When most people think of aggressive, exciting fish to own they would probably walk past the Giant Snakehead. More

"The giant snakehead is the largest representative of the widespread snakehead genus Channa (formerly Ophicephalus). This extremely popular sport and food fish is avidly pursued in several Asian countries. More

Giant snakehead fish found in Wisconsin Powered by CDNN - CYBER DIVER News Network JANESVILLE, Wisconsin (24 Sep 2003) - A giant snakehead - a type of fish known for its voracious appetite and ability to wriggle short distances on More

A fearsome fighter, the Giant Snakehead is regarded in Southeast Asia as a sport fish, which also happens to be good eating. The huge powerful jaws are lined with sharp teeth. More

introducing a Plecostomous after your Giant Snakehead is an adult and just watch how fast you flushed thirty dollars down the toilet. As a youth keeping the Giant Snakeheads tank clean is not an overly difficult task. More

Giant Snakehead on a surface lure. Giant Snakehead from Cheow Lan Lake. Giant Snakehead from Cheow Lan. * Giant Snakehead on a lure. * Giant Snakehead from Cheow Lan. More

The Giant Snakehead is a widespread predator species throughout the Asian continent occurring in the Mekong and Chaophraya river basins in Thailand in addition to Cambodia, Laos the Malay Peninsula and the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. More

The giant snakehead (Channa micropeltes) is a freshwater fish species in the snakeheads family (family Channidae) of order Perciformes (perch-likes). The giant snakehead is a native specie to the ecosystems of the Mekong River basin and the Chao Phraya River basin in Thailand. More

The giant snakehead is a native specie to the ecosystems of the Mekong River basin and the Chao Phraya River basin in Thailand. More

Specimens of the giant snakehead have been collected from open waters in Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. These snakeheads likely were released by aquarium owners whose "pets" grew too large or too expensive to feed. More

The giant snakehead can be caught using live or artificial baits. (Note that local reservoirs only allow the use of artificial baits) For live baiting, eeltail catfish and tilapias are commonly used. More

The Giant snakehead is the largest representative of the widespread Asian snakehead genus: Channa (formerly Ophicephalus). More

* CATCH: 12KG Giant Snakehead on popper frog * GUIDED: Multiday snakehead fishing adventure, Kanchanaburi. More

Extra! Extra! Giant Snakehead Invasion - Posted on February 19, 2008 at 10:53 PM Angler's Mail and The Sun are leading a media fright fest over a giant snakehead sighting in the UK. More

Common names

Anak roman in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Cá bong in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Lóc bông in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cabeza de serpiente rojo in Spanish (español)
Channa micropeltes in German (Deutsch)
Chhdor in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Diep in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Giant snakehead in English
Indonesian snakehead in English
Indonesisk slangehovedfisk in Danish (dansk)
Juovakäärmeenpää in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kamal fish in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Malabar snakehead in English
Pa do in English
Pa do in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa do in Laotian
Pa meng phou in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa meng phou in Laotian
Pla ai pok in Thai (ไทย)
Pla cha do in Thai (ไทย)
Pla ma lang poo in Thai (ไทย)
Puli vaka in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
red snakehead in English
Riel in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Rød Slangehovedfisk in Danish (dansk)
Singapore dalag in English
Snakehead fish in English
Tête de serpent d'Indonésie in French (français)
Toman in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia)
Toman in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Trey chhdaur in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey chhdor in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey diep in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Vaaka varaal in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പുലി വാക in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പുള്ളി വാക in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വാക വരാല് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ปลาชะโด in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาอ้ายป๊อก in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาแมงพู่ in Thai (ไทย)
小盾鱧 in Mandarin Chinese
小盾鳢 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Channidae
Genus : Channa
Species : Channa micropeltes
Authority : Cuvier, 1831