Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID158494
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyMontgomery
LocalityPine Lake, a reservoir in Wheaton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameAnacostia River
HUC10 Number0207001002
HUC12 NameNorthwest Branch Anacostia River
HUC12 Number020700100201
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month4
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20915
Author:Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Ichthyology Collection
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution
CommentsSubsequent electrofishing found no specimens. Lake was drained - no others found.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 377166
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size19 inches
Number Preserved1
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