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Striped Snakehead.
(Channa striata).

Striped Snakehead (Channa striata).

Other Common Names:
Common Snakehead.

Cylindrical body and a depressed head.
Upper body dark green to olive.
Brown sides and a white belly with small dark spots.
Can breathe moist air.

Typical Location:
Around snags and weedy areas.
In slow flowing or standing waters of swamps, channels and lakes.

Fishing Methods:
Fishing with live frogs or fish.
Territorial so sight fishing with spinners,
minnows or fly is also a common technique.

Fighting Characteristics:
Fast strike followed by a hard pull.
Heads directly for submerged obstacles.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
The smallest Snakehead species targeted by sport fishermen.
It could be a good idea to catch a few of these before you move on
to the bigger members of this highy aggressive species.

Fish Species | Photo Gallery

Alligator Gar | Arapaima | Asian Redtail Catfish | Asian River Catfish | Barramundi
Big Head Carp | Blue–eyed Catfish | Bronze Featherback | Clown Featherback
Cobra Snakehead | Common Carp | Common Silver Barb | Featherback

Giant Catfish | Giant Featherback | Giant Gourami | Giant Mekong Catfish
Giant Siamese Carp | Giant Snakehead | Golden Belly Barb | Grass Carp
Great White Sheatfish | Greater Brook Carp | Hampala Barb

Jullien's Golden Price Carp | Mozambique Tilapia | Nandid Perch | Nile Tilapia
Pacu | Red Bellied Pacu | Redtail Catfish | Ripsaw Catfish | Rohu | Royal Featherback

Schwanenfeld's Barb | Small Scale Mud Carp | Smith's Barb | Snakeskin Gourami
Soro Brook Carp | Striped Catfish | Striped Snakehead | Tarpon
Threadfin Salmon | Tiger Catfish | Walking Catfish

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