Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1541377
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyAccomack
Localitypond on a tributary of Pungoteague Creek near Keller
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePokomoke-Western Lower Delmarva
HUC8 Number02080111
HUC10 NamePungoteague Creek-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0208011108
HUC12 NamePungoteague Creek-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020801110801
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierVirginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectednumerous


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2021].

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