Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649520
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityStoney Creek, Big Burley Cove
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NamePatapsco River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000312
HUC12 NameStoney Creek-Patapsco River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600031204
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~16 inches TL
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2020].

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