Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613851
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyWicomico
LocalityNanticoke River, at mouth of Barren Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameLower Nanticoke River
HUC10 Number0208010905
HUC12 NameBarren Creek-Nanticoke River
HUC12 Number020801090504
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMaryland Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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