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According to a World Wildlife Fund Report 2009, a new species of fish was discovered in India. The orange-spotted snakehead (Channa aurantimaculata) is native to streams, and ponds in Assam.

Snakehead. Image source: http://www.usgs.gov

Endemic to the middle Brahmaputra river basin, the fish is a predator on other fish and invertebrates. As the name suggests, the head of this species resembles a snake.

Distribution of Snakehead fish. Image source: http://www.usgs.gov

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