Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1617901
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateGA
CountyGwinnett
Localitypond on private property [specific site not reported]
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally | released for food
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33763
Author:Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Invasive Snakehead Fish Caught in Gwinnett County
CommentsOne initially caught. Georgia DNR survey confirmed the presence of this species in the water body, one more and four juveniles. Vicinity of Lilburn on tributary to the Yellow River.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierGeorgia Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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