Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649634
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityBeaverdam Creek, just upstream from confluence with Chicamacomico River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameTransquaking River
HUC10 Number0208011001
HUC12 NameChicamacomico River
HUC12 Number020801100102
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Photo
Channa argus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/26/2024].

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