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The snakehead is a family with two genera (Asia: Channa, Africa: Parachanna) which consists of 30 scientific valid species of freshwater fish.

The predatory fish is distinguished by a long dorsal fin, small head with large head scales on top, large mouth and teeth.

Snakeheads are prompting fears that it could become an invasive species and cause ecological damage.

Note: This article excerpts material from the Wikipedia article "Channidae", which is released under the GNU Free Documentation License.

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