Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1414738
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyRichmond
LocalityCat Point Creek, lower tidal reach, ca. 6.6-6.5 air miles NNE of Tappahannock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rappahannock
HUC8 Number02080104
HUC10 NameCat Point Creek-Rappahannock River
HUC10 Number0208010404
HUC12 NameMenokin Bay-Cat Point Creek
HUC12 Number020801040402
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in ethanol (tissue only)
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 74759
VerifierWayne Starnes, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size502 mm TL, 1034 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/4/2021].

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