Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1462753
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyColonial Heights city
LocalitySwift Creek Lake (Lakeview Reservoir) in Colonial Heights
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAppomattox
HUC8 Number02080207
HUC10 NameSwift Creek
HUC10 Number0208020709
HUC12 NameFranks Branch-Swift Creek
HUC12 Number020802070904
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31377
Author:Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Date:2018
Title:Northern snakead found in Lakeview Reservoir.
Publisher:Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierVirginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/31/2020].

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