Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1456678
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyEssex
LocalityDragon Run
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreat Wicomico-Piankatank
HUC8 Number02080102
HUC10 NameDragon Swamp
HUC10 Number0208010202
HUC12 NameDragon Run-Dragon Swamp
HUC12 Number020801020201
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. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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