Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1633025
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyHarford
LocalityDeer Creek, approximately 200 meters downstream of Wilson's Mill Dam on the left descending bank
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameDeer Creek
HUC10 Number0205030616
HUC12 NameLower Deer Creek
HUC12 Number020503061604
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
SizeLength: 292 mm; weight: 169 g.
Photo
Channa argus


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