Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1467867
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalityPond Creek, off Elk River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9.5 inches TL
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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