Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1456680
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyWicomico
LocalityWicomico River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameWicomico River
HUC10 Number0208011003
HUC12 NameEllis Bay-Wicomico River
HUC12 Number020801100307
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 Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/15/2019].

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