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Founa in Sri Lanka

Channa asiatica

  Order Perciformes
  Family Channidae
  Genus Channa
  Species C asiatica
  Binomial name Channa asiatica
  Local Name Small snakehead
  Status native
  Conservation status

Channa asiatica, is a species of snakehead. It is one of four species of the genus Channa native to China. It also can be found in Taiwan and southern Japan, to which it migrated (or was introduced). It is a medium sized snakehead which is a nestbuilder (as opposed to the Indian mouthbrooder dwarf snakeheads).