Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164584
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNY
CountyQueens
LocalityMeadow Lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBronx
HUC8 Number02030102
HUC10 NameBronx River-East River
HUC10 Number0203010201
HUC12 NameFlushing Creek-Flushing Bay
HUC12 Number020301020104
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24436
Author:Cohen, M.K., J.A. MacDonald, and A.M. Brinton.
Date:2011
Title:Northern snakeheads in two New York City lakes over four years.
Publisher:New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Pages:16 pp
CommentsA later unconfirmed report by the city parks department in November 2005 supposed 11 more caught in the lake. Total of 34 collected from June 2005-Oct 2010.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size15 - 28 inches


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