Channa striata was reported from 23 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 23 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Asia: Pakistan to Thailand and south China. Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 23 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Bhutan BTN native 9418
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Asia China CHN native 27732
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 45309
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Korea (South) KOR introduced 1739
Asia Laos LAO native 27732
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 13686
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4835
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
Asia Myanmar MMR native 94495
Asia Nepal NPL native 9496
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 1739
Asia Pakistan PAK native 52665
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 2847
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 12165
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Asia Thailand THA native 1632
North America USA USA introduced 45309
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 44416

Table 4: Reported from 23 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Bhutan BTN native 9418
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Asia China CHN native 27732
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 45309
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Korea (South) KOR introduced 1739
Asia Laos LAO native 27732
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 13686
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4835
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
Asia Myanmar MMR native 94495
Asia Nepal NPL native 9496
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 1739
Asia Pakistan PAK native 52665
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 2847
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 12165
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Asia Thailand THA native 1632
North America USA USA introduced 45309
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 44416
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