Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1414737
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityDragon Swamp, lower reach, 1.7-1.5 air miles ESE of US 17 crossing, ca. 2.1-2.0 air miles ENE of Glenns
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreat Wicomico-Piankatank
HUC8 Number02080102
HUC10 NameDragon Swamp
HUC10 Number0208010202
HUC12 NameMeggs Bay-Dragon Swamp
HUC12 Number020801020204
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 74756
VerifierWayne Starnes, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size451 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2022].

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