Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546604
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyFrederick
LocalityCrooked Run, at Lake Frederick
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameShenandoah
HUC8 Number02070007
HUC10 NameCrooked Run-Shenandoah River
HUC10 Number0207000701
HUC12 NameCrooked Run
HUC12 Number020700070101
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33127
Author:WDVM
Date:2019
Title:Invasive Northern Snakehead Found in Virginia Lake
Publisher:Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierVirginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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