Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1468386
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCharles
LocalityNanjemoy Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameNanjemoy Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001103
HUC12 NameHancock Run-Nanjemoy Creek
HUC12 Number020700110301
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31667
Author:Love, J.
Date:2018
Title:Northern Snakehead (Channa argus) in the Chesapeake Bay region tributaries.
Publisher:Maryland DNR
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierMaryland Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2020].

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