Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1404928
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityPatapsco River, 780 meters downstream from SR 648 bridge, Baltimore area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NamePatapsco River
HUC10 Number0206000311
HUC12 NameHerbert Run-Patapsco River
HUC12 Number020600031103
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month5
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size505 mm TL
Number of Breeding Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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