Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613658
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMS
CountyCoahoma
LocalityHorseshoe Lake [an oxbow lake]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sunflower
HUC8 Number08030207
HUC10 NameHarris Bayou-Big Sunflower River
HUC10 Number0803020703
HUC12 NameOvercup Slough-Harris Bayou
HUC12 Number080302070301
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsTwo adults and many juveniles observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fish, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2 adults
Year Class1+, 0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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