Specimen Information

Channa maculata
Channa maculata
(Blotched Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156798
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmaculata
Common NameBlotched Snakehead
StateMA
CountySuffolk
LocalityCharles River in Boston
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy
HUC8 Number32504000
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusfailed
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
CommentsThis species was confirmed as locally available in the Boston area fish markets.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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