Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457267
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyStafford
LocalityChopawamsic Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameQuantico Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001101
HUC12 NameChopawamsic Creek
HUC12 Number020700110105
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased food fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29304
Author:Love, J.W., J.J. Newhard, and B. Greenfield
Date:2015
Title:A GIS approach for suitable habitat and population size of northern snakehead, an invasive fish
Journal:Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management
Volume:6
Issue:1
Pages:145-157
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size263 mm TL; 200 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2019].

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