Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Impact ID6474
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionDue to its voracious predatory nature, wide environmental tolerance, and varied diet, Channa argus has a high potential of outcompeting native species for food resources and altering food-web dynamics.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/21/2024].

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