Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160843
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyPhiladelphia
LocalityEdgewood Lake within FDR Park, Philadelphia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameLower Schuylkill River
HUC10 Number0204020310
HUC12 NameCity of Philadelphia-Schuylkill River
HUC12 Number020402031008
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20883
Author:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
Date:2011
Title:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia.
CommentsSpecimens were fry and kept alive several weeks for observation and identification. All died after two weeks, several were preserved.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalAcademy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberANSP 180339
VerifierRichard Horwitz, Academy of of Natural Sciences
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedmany
Year Classjuvenile
Size8-10 mm
Number Preserved1


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