Channa micropeltes (Cuvier, 1831)

Indonesian snakehead
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Channidae (Snakeheads)
Etymology: Channa: Greek, channe, -es = an anchovy (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten bentopelagisk; flodvandrande (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 100 - ? m (Ref. 27732).   Tropical; 25°C - 28°C (Ref. 1672); 10°N - 1°N, 95°E - 141°E

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Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins; the Malay Peninsula, and the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. Material from India usually referred to as this species actually represents a distinct species.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 130 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 30857); common length : 50.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 57235); publicerad maxvikt: 20.0 kg (Ref. 4835)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

A broad, dark longitudinal stripe in adults; two black longitudinal stripes with a bright orange intermediate area in juveniles (Ref. 27732).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in lowland river and swamp (Ref. 57235). Usually associated with deep water bodies (Ref. 27732). Found in large streams and canals (Ref. 4833), with standing or slowly flowing water (Ref. 12693). Feeds mainly on fish but also takes some crustaceans. Spawns in small streams with dense vegetation (Ref. 56749). Utilized as a food fish (Ref. 4931). Economic important mainly from capture fisheries (Ref. 57235).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Roberts, T.R., 1989. The freshwater fishes of Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia). Mem. Calif. Acad. Sci. 14:210 p. (Ref. 2091)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 December 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell; Vattenbruk: kommersiell; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
FAO(Vattenbruk: produktion; fiskeri: produktion; publication : search) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.55 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Assuming tmax>10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (73 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.