Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548324
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMS
CountyCoahoma
LocalityDesoto Lake, in flooded waters at boat ramp
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Helena
HUC8 Number08020100
HUC10 NameDeSoto Lake-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0802010002
HUC12 Name80201000200
HUC12 Number080201000200
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsYoung of the year also observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2 adults
Year Class1+, 0
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2020].

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