Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164800
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityDelaware River adjacent to the Philadelphia Airport, specifically the UPS terminal.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameDarby Creek-Mantua Creek
HUC10 Number0204020205
HUC12 NameWoodbury Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020402020507
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsID confirmed by PA Fish and Boat Commission. This location is 4 miles downriver from the population in FDR Park in Philadelphia.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~14 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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