Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1409482
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityMagothy River, at Lake Waterford Dam spillway
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameMagothy River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000401
HUC12 NameCattail Creek-Magothy River
HUC12 Number020600040101
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month5
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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