Channa bleheri

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Channa bleheri

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Channoidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Anabantaria
Ordo: Anabantiformes
Subordo: Channoidei

Familia: Channidae
Genus: Channa
Species: Channa bleheri

Name[edit]

Channa bleheri Vierke, 1991

Type locality: Upper Diburu near Guijam, Assam, India.

Holotype: ZFMK 16555. Paratypes: ZFMK 16556 (1). Type catalog: Herder et al. 2010:133.

Etymology: Species is named in appreciation after German aquarist and fish explorer Heiko Bleher, who first purchased the catch and sent them out for identification.

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rainbow snakehead