Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649630
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyHarford
LocalitySusquehanna River, at Conowingo Dam in fish lift
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameRock Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061713
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34371
Author:Wheeler, T.
Date:2020
Title:Snakeheads shut down late-starting shad lift at Conowingo Dam.
Publisher:Bay Journal Media
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33353
Author:Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2019
Title:Northern Snakeheads Caught in Conowingo Dam Fish Lift
Comments39 males, 33 females, 2 unknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected81
Size466-695 mm TL; 678-3005 g


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