Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1522607
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyTalbot
LocalityBack Creek, intersection of Rt 33 and Donnell Jones Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameLower Choptank River
HUC10 Number0206000505
HUC12 NamePoplar Harbor-Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600050509
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsRoad was flooded and fish was floundering in about 6 inches of water.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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