Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1632855
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyTalbot
LocalityPublic community pond off of Bay Street in Easton, MD
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameLower Choptank River
HUC10 Number0206000505
HUC12 NameTred Avon River-Choptank River
HUC12 Number020600050504
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsMultiple snakehead cited in pond. One snakehead was caught and dispatched. 25.5in 6lb 2oz.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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