Striped Snakehead (Channa Striata)

The striped snakehead  Channa striataName: Striped Snakehead (Channa Striata).
Status: Native. Very common all  over Thailand, it breeds in almost any size of water body. With patience and good casting can be readily taken on top water frogs and poppers. Seem to flourish in habitat that does not hold the Giant snakehead as a competitor. The Striped snakehead is an aggressive predator in his habitat to max size 4 kg. We catch him regular between 1-2 kg on guided fishing trips to the Reservoirs around Chiang mai.

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