Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Specimen ID156795
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
CountySan Bernardino
LocalitySilverwood Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMojave
HUC8 Number18090208
HUC10 NameWest Fork Mojave River
HUC10 Number1809020802
HUC12 NameGrass Valley Creek-West Fork Mojave River
HUC12 Number180902080202
Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year1997
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
CommentsThe source of this record incorrectly states the collection location as Spiritwood Lake.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
VerifierSunada, John
Number Collected1
Size71 cm; 3.4 kg

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