Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1548410
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyKent
LocalityTidal pond inlet on Sassafras Natural Resource Area at mouth of Turners Creek on Sassafras River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameSassafras River
HUC10 Number0206000203
HUC12 NameLower Sassafras River
HUC12 Number020600020302
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected50
Number of Juveniles50
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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