Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Impact ID6588
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionChanna argus is susceptible to infection from a Mycobacterium isoplate. While the pathogenicity in other fishes and the zoonotic potential of this isolate are unknown, mycobacteriosis has potentially serious implications if introduced into the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationPotomac River

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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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