Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1522493
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyWicomico
LocalityNanticoke River, off dock at 11559 Riverton Wharf Rd, Riverton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameLower Nanticoke River
HUC10 Number0208010905
HUC12 NameChicone Creek-Nanticoke River
HUC12 Number020801090501
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Size4-5 lbs
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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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