Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID159043
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityLittle Hunting Creek, a tributary of the Potamac River near Mt. Vernon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NameLittle Hunting Creek-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100307
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13891
Author:Bergman, J.
Date:2004
Title:Angler snags largest snakehead this year in a Potomac tributary.
Publisher:DailyPress.com
Issue:June 18, 2004
CommentsThis male specimen was caught in one foot of water. Specimen shipped to Smithsonian.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class6
Size634 mm, 2635 g
Number Preserved1
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