Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1617826
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyYork
LocalityPoquoson River, near Harwood Mills Dam under a walking bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLynnhaven-Poquoson
HUC8 Number02080108
HUC10 NameBack River-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0208010801
HUC12 NamePoquoson River-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020801080101
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierVirginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~22 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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