northern snakehead

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Noun1.northern snakehead - a voracious freshwater fish that is native to northeastern China; can use fin to walk and can survive out of water for three days; a threat to American populations of fish
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
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Prowling beneath a thick carpet of lily pads and pond scum are Channa argus, freaky-looking fish better known as northern snakeheads (see above).