Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Channa marulius listed in key words.

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33623 Journal Article Adamson, E.A.S., and R. Britz. 2019. The Mae Khlong Basin as the potential origin of Florida's feral bullseye snakehead fish (Pisces: Channidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 67:403-411.
34006 Journal Article Adamson, E.A.S., R. Britz, and S. Lieng. 2019. Channa auroflammea, a new species of snakehead fish of the Marulius group from the Mekong River in Laos and Cambodia (Teleostei: Channidae). Zootaxa 4571(3):398-408.
29372 Journal Article Ali, A., N. Dahanukar, and R. Raghavan. 2013. Length-weight and length-length relationship of three species of snakehead fish, Channa diplogramma, C. marulius, and C. striata from riverine reaches of Lake Vembanad. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(13):4769-4773.
32273 Journal Article Benson, A.J., P.J. Schofield, and K.B. Gestring. 2018. Introduction and dispersal of non-native bullseye snakehead Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822) in the canal system of southeastern Florida, USA. BioInvasions Records 7(4):451-457.
24369 Database Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. 2019. EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Accessed on 01/27/2019.
18240 News Cocking, S. 2008. Snakeheads posing no threat. Miami Herald?. 2008 (December 5).
30466 Journal Article Devaraj, M. 1973. Biology of the large snakehead Ophicephalus marulius (Ham.) in Bhavanisagar waters. Indian Journal of Fisheries 20(2):280-307.
29166 Database Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2016. FL FWC Long-term monitoring database. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL.
13970 News Florida Fish and Wildlife Consevation Commission. 2001. New exotic fish now present in Florida's freshwater system. Florida Fish and Wildlife Consevation Commission, News Release.
18857 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2009. Ichthyology Collection database. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
25899 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2013. Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
29514 Database Gestring, K.B. 2017. Channa marulius locations in Florida, 2000-2017. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Boyton Beach, FL. Created on 02/27/2017.
18651 Report Gestring, K.B., P.L. Shafland, and M.S. Stanford. 2004. Second annual progress report for exotic fish assessments, 2003-2004. Florida Freshwater Fish and Game Commission.
18650 Report Gestring, K.B., P.L. Shafland, M.S. Stanford. 2003. Annual Progress Report For Metropolitan Southeast Florida Canal Fisheries and Recently Introduced Exotic Fishes, 2002-2003. Florida Freshwater Fish and Game Commission.
17385 Journal Article Herborg, L.M., N.E. Mandrak, B.C. Cudmore, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Comparative distribution and invasion risk of snakehead (Channidae) and Asian carp (Cyprinidae) species in North America. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64:1723-1735.
33619 Journal Article Khan, A.M., Z. Ali, S.Y. Shelly, Z. Ahmad, and M.R. Mirza. 2011. Aliens; a catastrophe for native fresh water diversity in Pakistan. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 21(2 (Suppl.)):435-440.
33614 Journal Article Krishna, P.V., S.K. Saleem Basha, K.G. Sathyavani, and K. Prabhavathi. 2018. Heavy metal bioaccumulation in the Channa marulius from Lake Kolleru and human health risk assessment. International Journal of Zoology Studies 3(1):76-79.
33620 Journal Article Kumar, S.T., G.B. Charan, and S.S. Kumar. 2013. Review of the research on the fish diversity in the River Mahanadi and identifying the probable potential ornamental fishes among them with reference to threats and conservation measures. Research Journal of Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences 1(3):16-24.
33618 Journal Article Mehmood Bhatti, E., N. Aziz Qureshi, F. Rasool, M. Siddique, and A. Baker Siddiqui. 2014. Characterization of Channa marulius populations in various water bodies of Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Science 51(3):539-544.
33617 Journal Article Muhammad, N., A. Majid Khan, M. Umair, Q. Adnan Ahmad, M. Yaqoob, S. Ashraf, Q. Rahman, and M. Farooq. 2017. Assessment of distribution and ethnocultural uses of the Sol (Channa marulius) in Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Wildlife and Ecology 1(2):35-41.
25081 Journal Article Ojha, J., N. Mishra, M.P. Saha, and J.S.D. Munshi. 1979. Bimodal oxygen uptake in juveniles and aduls amphibious fish, Channa (=Ophiocephalus) marulius. Hydrobiologia 63(2):153-159.
29794 Journal Article Parameswaran, S. and V.K. Murugesan. 1976. Observations on the hypophysation of murrels (Ophicephalidae). Hydrobiologia 50(1):81-87.
33615 Journal Article Qadir Shaha, A., T. Gul Kazi, M. Balal Arain, J. Ahmed Baig, H. Imran Afridi, G. Abbas Kandhro, S. Khan, and M. Khan Jamali. 2009. Hazardous impact of arsenic on tissues of same fish species collected from two ecosystem. Journal of Hazardous Materials 167:511-515.
14043 Book Rainboth, W.J. 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO Species Identification Field Guide for Fishery Purposes. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
33624 Journal Article Sarker, N.K., S.K. Mazumder, and A. Pramanik. 1985. Observations on 4 new species of myxosporidia (Myxozoa) from channid (Ophicephalid) fishes of West Bengal, India. Archiv für Protistenkunde 130(3):289-296.
29374 Journal Article Saylor, R.K., D.L. Miller, M.W. Vandersea, M.S. Bevelhimer, P.J. Schofield, and W.A. Bennett. 2010. Epizootic ulcerative syndrome caused by Aphanomyces invadans in captive bullseye snakehead Channa marulius collected from South Florida, USA. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 88(2):169-175.
29795 Journal Article Schmidt, J. 2001. Asian snakeheads genus Channa. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 6:62-73.
28155 Database Schofield, P.J. 2015. Fish slam collection data from 2015 in south Florida. US Geolgoical Survey, Gainesville, FL.
32414 Database Schofield, P.J. 2016. Fish slam data Spring 2016 in south Florida. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/30/2019.
29311 Database Schofield, P.J. 2016. Fish Slam - Fall 2016. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 01/12/2017.
32291 Database Schofield, P.J. 2018. Fish slam data in south Florida Fall 2018, November 6-7. U.S. Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL. Created on 11/29/2018.
33937 Database Schofield, P.J. 2019. Fish slam data in south Florida, November 2019. Created on 11/22/2019.
18209 Journal Article Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford. 2008. Categorizing introduced fishes collected from public waters. Southeastern Naturalist 7(4):627-636.
15920 Journal Article Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford. 2008. Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007. Florida Scientist 71(3):220-245.
34223 Journal Article Sudasinghe, H., E.A.S. Adamson, R.H.T. Ranasinghe, M. Meegaskumbura, C. Ikebe, and R. Britz. 2020. Unexpected species diversity within Sri Lanka’s snakehead fishes of the Channa marulius group (Teleostei: Channidae). Zootaxa 4747(1):113-132.
29902 Book Talwar, P.K., and A.G. Jhingran. 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. Oxford & IBH Publishing Company, New Delhi, India.
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2019. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 01/29/2019.


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