Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164375
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyPhiladelphia
LocalityEdgewood Lake within FDR Park, Philadelphia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameLower Schuylkill River
HUC10 Number0204020310
HUC12 NameCity of Philadelphia-Schuylkill River
HUC12 Number020402031008
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month4
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsFive others caught this Spring according to the source of this record. The largest being 24 inches.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size14 inches
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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