Specimen Information

Channa micropeltes
Channa micropeltes
(Giant Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156794
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmicropeltes
Common NameGiant Snakehead
StateMD
CountyPrince George's
LocalityT. Howard Duckett Reservoir (Rocky Gorge Reservoir) on the Patuxent River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePatuxent
HUC8 Number02060006
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month11
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphoto documentation
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierWalt Courtenay
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size460 mm; 855 g
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2021].

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