Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Impact ID6481
Impact TypeCommerce
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn the Potomac River, Channa argus has been observed to consume killifish, an important prey for white and yellow perch, as well as white perch itself, posing a potential impact on commercial and recreational fisheries.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationPotomac River

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/19/2024].

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