Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID6591
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionAdverse impacts on threatened and endangered species would likely be high. Of all the taxa listed as endangered or threatened in U.S. aquatic habitats, 16 amphibians, 115 fishes, and 5 of the 21 crustaceans (surface dwelling crayfish and shrimp), would be the most likely to be affected. Based on habitat requirements and life history, amphibians and surface-dwelling crustaceans would generally be less likely to be affected by introduced Channa argus than would fishes.
Reference13490
Great Lakes RegionNo
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