Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1242643
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyEssex
LocalityRappahannock River [at mouth of Baylors Creek near Iraville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rappahannock
HUC8 Number02080104
HUC10 NameOccupacia Creek-Rappahannock River
HUC10 Number0208010403
HUC12 NameElmwood Creek
HUC12 Number020801040302
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Size320-700 mm; 0.3-3.1 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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