Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Specimen ID156788
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityWalking Fish Pond [= MacQuillium Pond] in Crofton behind shopping center, adjacent to Route 3 near the intersection of Crawford Blvd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePatuxent
HUC8 Number02060006
HUC10 NameLittle Patuxent River
HUC10 Number0206000602
HUC12 NameTowsers Branch-Little Patuxent River
HUC12 Number020600060203
Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13490
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.D. Williams.
Title:Snakeheads (Pisces: Channidae): A biological synopsis and risk assessment. Circular 1251.
Publisher:United States Geological Survey
Pages:143 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13329
Author:Snakehead Scientific Advisory Panel.
Title:First Report to the Maryland Secretary of Natural Resources.
Publisher:Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Volume:July 26, 2002.
Pages:10 pp.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Collected100+
Size5-6 cm


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