Channa asiatica in China
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Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance scarce (very unlikely) Ref. Nichols, J.T., 1943

Recorded from the Dongjiang river drainage; Beijiang river drainage; Xijiang river drainage. Also known from Muoyangjiang river drainage, Jiangcheng of Yangjiang County in Guangdong Province. And from Wanquanhe River drainage in Hainan Province (Ref. 45323). Known from the Yangtze River basin of central China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong (Ref. 43157). Also from Tungting Lake where it is known as "hua sai-yĆ¼" (Ref. 35840). Introduced from its native range to other regions in the country for intensive culture in ponds and cages and bio-control (Ref. 55380).

Also Ref. 559.

States/Provinces Guangdong (native), Hainan (native), Taiwan (native), Xianggang (native)
States/Provinces Complete? No
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Yue, Hao
Checked by Garilao, Cristina V.
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