Chitala ornata
Chitala ornata
(Clown Knifefish)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5206
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionChitala ornata is territorial, driving away native fishes and reducing suitable habitat, which can impact other predatory fishes in the area.
Reference37942
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationSri Lanka

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