Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1545044
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalityNorth East River, at North East Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameNorth East River-Upper Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000201
HUC12 NameNorth East Creek
HUC12 Number020600020102
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsMany snakeheads seen.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected3
Size12-26 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/9/2020].

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