Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649612
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityLittle Patuxent River Oxbow Lake Nature Preserve
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePatuxent
HUC8 Number02060006
HUC10 NameLittle Patuxent River
HUC10 Number0206000602
HUC12 NameDorsey Run-Little Patuxent River
HUC12 Number020600060202
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsCaught by fisherman at Oxbow Lake
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/25/2021].

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