Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1541824
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalitySassafras River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameSassafras River
HUC10 Number0206000203
HUC12 NameUpper Sassafras River
HUC12 Number020600020301
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32843
Author:Newhard, J.
Date:2019
Title:Northern Snakehead capture data in Maryland
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size26 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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