Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1468506
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCharles
LocalityPotomac River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NameLittle Hunting Creek-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100307
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
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 Collected1


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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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