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The Northern Snakehead: An Invasive Fish Species
(Released August 2002)

  by Robert Hilton  


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  1. A bioenergetics model for an air-breathing fish, Channa striatus
    Environmental Biology of Fishes [Environ. Biol. Fishes]. Vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 309-318. Nov 1997.

  2. Aspects of the reproductive biology of female snakehead (Channa striata Bloch) obtained from irrigated rice agroecosystem, Malaysia
    Hydrobiologia [Hydrobiologia]. Vol. 411, pp. 71-77. Sep 1999.

  3. Length-weight relationship and fecundity of Channa punctatus
    Journal of Ecobiology [J. Ecobiol.], vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 095-098, Jun 1996

    Introduced Population

  4. The Amur snakehead Channa argus warpachowskii in the Talas and Chu river basins.
    VOPR. IKHTIOL./J. ICHTHYOL., vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 864-867, 1991

  5. Food and feeding ratios of the Amur snakehead, Channo argus warpachowskii , in water bodies in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya.
    Journal of Ichthyology [J. ICHTHYOL.], vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 11-21, 1990

    Feeding and Aquaculture

  6. Feeding intensity and dynamics of juvenile northern snakehead, Channa argus, under different illumination
    Acta hydrobiologica sinica/Shuisheng Shengwu Xuebao. Wuhan [Acta Hydrobiol. Sin./Shuisheng Shengwu Xuebao]. Vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 213-218. 1997.

  7. Predatory behaviour of a snakehead fish (Channa striatus Bloch).
    Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries Research [Bangladesh J. Fish. Res.]. Vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 127-137. 1998.

  8. Predation by Channa striatus (Bloch) on Rana tigrina (Daudin), Puntius gonionotus (Bleeker) and Labeo rohita (Hamilton) in the laboratory.
    Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries Research [Bangladesh J. Fish. Res.]. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 123-129. 1999.

  9. Effects of feeding rates on growth and feed utilisation of murrel fingerling, Channa striata (Bloch) and determination of protein to energy requirement for maintenance and maximum growth
    6th Asian Fisheries Forum Book of Abstracts. p. 219. 2001.

  10. Survivability of Channa punctatus (Bloch) in different kinds of containers
    Pakistan Journal of Zoology [Pak. J. Zool.]. Vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 259-260. 2001.

  11. Adaptation of the alimentary tract to feeding habits in four species of fish of the genus Channa.
    Indian Journal of Fisheries [Indian J. Fish.]. Vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 265-269. 2000.

  12. Food and feeding habits of Channa species from East Godavari District (Andhra Pradesh)
    Indian Journal of Fisheries [Indian J. Fish.]. Vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 349-353. 1998.

  13. Food consumption and growth of two piscivorous fishes, the mandarin fish and the Chinese snakehead
    Journal of Fish Biology [J. Fish Biol.]. Vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1071-1083. Nov 1998.

  14. Effects of temperature, size and density on culture performance of snakehead, Channa striatus (Bloch), fed formulated feed
    Aquaculture Research [Aquacult. Res.]. Vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 299-303. Apr 1998.

  15. Tolerance of snakehead Channa striatus to ammonia at different pH
    Journal of the World Aquaculture Society [J. World Aquacult. Soc.], vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 87-90, Mar 1997

  16. Growth and survival of larval snakehead (Channa striatus) fed different diets
    Aquaculture, vol. 148, no. 2-3, pp. 105-113, Jan 1997

  17. Food selection and growth of young snakehead Channa striatus
    J. Appl. Ichthyol./Z. Angew. Ichthyol. Vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 21-25. 1997.

  18. Size and feed dependent cannibalism with juvenile snakehead Channa striatus
    Aquaculture, vol. 144, no. 4, pp. 313-320, 1996

  19. Effects of feed application rates on growth, survival, and feed conversion of juvenile snakehead Channa striatus
    Journal of the World Aquaculture Society [J. WORLD AQUACULT. SOC.], vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 52-56, 1996

    Biochemistry and Toxicology

  20. Effect of slaughter house pollution on the biochemical composition of Channa orientalis
    Journal of Environmental Biology [J. Environ. Biol.]. Vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 209-212. Jul 2001.

  21. Seasonal variation in the biochemical composition of juvenile Channa striatus (Bloch).
    The Third Indian Fisheries Forum, Proceedings, 11-14 October, 1993, Pant Nagar, U.P.. pp. 191-192. 1996.

  22. Interactions of dietary levels of protein and energy on fingerling snakehead, Channa striata
    Aquaculture [AQUACULTURE]. Vol. 156, no. 3-4, pp. 245-253. 1 Nov 1997.

  23. Sublethal effects of pesticides on feeding energetics in the air breathing fish Channa striatus
    Journal of Ecotoxicology & Environmental Monitoring [J. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Monitoring]. Vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 169-175. Jul 1997.

    Rice-fish Culture

  24. An Overview of Freshwater Cage Culture in Thailand
    Cage Aquaculture in Asia: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Cage Aquaculture in Asia. pp. 253-257. 2000.