Channa ornatipinnis

The Channa ornatipinnis lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.1 environment.

Channa ornatipinnis is a new species,discovered by a friend of mine,Dr. Ralf Britz,from the natural history museum of London............... More

It was thought that Channa Ornatipinnis was a mouth brooder but my pair have recently spawned at the surface - very similar to how my Pulchra spawned. More

Channa ornatipinnis, named for its highly colourful (ornate) pectoral fins (pinna) was collected from a small, fast running forest stream in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. More

Channa ornatipinnis is one of two new species described in 2007 by ichthyologist Ralf Britz at the Natural History Museum in London, the other species being Channa pulchra. Both species are only found in Burma. More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Channidae
Genus : Channa
Species : Channa ornatipinnis
Authority : Britz, 2007