Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548389
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalityElk Creek in Elkton near Howard's Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameElk River
HUC10 Number0206000202
HUC12 NameBig Elk Creek
HUC12 Number020600020203
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMaryland Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size22 in.; 4-5 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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