Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1463769
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityNanticoke River, under bridge near hospital
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameUpper Nanticoke River
HUC10 Number0208010904
HUC12 NameClear Brook-Nanticoke River
HUC12 Number020801090404
Map
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Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31471
Author:Stetzar, E.
Date:2018
Title:Northern Snakehead (Channa argus) locations in Delaware, 2015-2016.
Publisher:Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDelaware Dept. of Nat. Res. and Env. Control
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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