Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Specimen ID156790
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 Day4
Collection Month9
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:20915
Author:Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
Title:National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Ichthyology Collection
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution
CommentsAlso USNM 377169-171 (1 specimen each) from this location/date
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 371929
Number Collected132
SizeAvg. 100 mm ; 16.75 in.
Number Released0
Number Preserved56


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2024].

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