Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1546824
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyStafford
LocalityPotomac Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NamePotomac Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001102
HUC12 NameBeaverdam Creek-Potomac Creek
HUC12 Number020700110206
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33188
Author:Capt. C. Dollar
Date:2019
Title:Wild Chesapeake: Va. Man Sets New Snakehead World Record
Publisher:Chesapeake Bay Magazine
CommentsWorld record.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size19 lbs. 5 oz.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/29/2020].

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