Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1617830
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityMonongahela River, Pittsburgh, in Duck Hollow area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Monongahela
HUC8 Number05020005
HUC10 NameLower Monongahela River
HUC10 Number0502000508
HUC12 NameStreets Run-Monongahela River
HUC12 Number050200050808
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Collection Day27
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33723
Author:Thomas, M.T.
Date:2019
Title:Invasive northern snakehead fish confirmed caught in Monongahela River.
Publisher:Trib Total Media, LLC
CommentsNot known to be established in the area.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size28 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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