Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1456675
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyPrince William
LocalityPowells Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameQuantico Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001101
HUC12 NamePowells Creek
HUC12 Number020700110103
Map
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Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28829
Author:Wegleitner, B.J., A. Tucker, W.L. Chadderton, and A.R. Mahon.
Date:2016
Title:Identifying the genetic structure of introduced populations of northern snakehead (Channa argus) in Eastern USA.
Journal:Aquatic Invasions
Volume:11
Issue:2
Pages:199-208
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/21/2020].

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