Key to channid species of the Ganges-Brahmaputra River basin

Prachya Musikasinthorn ; Kasetsart University, Thailand

Pelvic fin absent; 4 to 11 medium to large irregular red or orange spots on caudal fin (white in preseved specimens), somtime coalesce

Pelvic fin present; no red or orange (white) spots on caudal fin

Acknowledgement and Source(s)

This key was originally published in: Channa aurantimaculata, a new channid fish from Assam (Brahmaputra River basin), India, with designation of a neotype for C. amphibeus (McClelland, 1845). Ichthyological Research, v. 47 (no. 1), p. 35.

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