Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649631
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 Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34369
Author:Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Date:2020
Title:Anglers urged to report, dispose of invasive northern snakeheads if caught in lower Susquehanna River.
CommentsThese fish did not pass into the pool above the dam.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected14


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