Specimen Information

Channa maculata
Channa maculata
(Blotched Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156797
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmaculata
Common NameBlotched Snakehead
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityOahu, reservoirs
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000004
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13490
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.D. Williams.
Date:2004
Title:Snakeheads (Pisces: Channidae): A biological synopsis and risk assessment. Circular 1251.
Publisher:United States Geological Survey
Pages:143 pp
Commentspresent since at least 1900; All previous reports misidentified this species as C. striata. As of 2003, C. striata has not been found in Hawaii.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierCourtenay, Walt
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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