Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164614
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCharles
LocalityPomonkey Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameOccoquan River-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001008
HUC12 NameOccoquan Bay-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100805
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24160
Author:Martel, G.
Date:2005
Title:Channa argus Records from the Potomac River Drainage.
Publisher:Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
CommentsThis is the 43rd fish caught in the Potomac region to date. This male specimen had a frog in its gut.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class4
Size421 mm; 702 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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