Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649667
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyTalbot
LocalityChesapeake Bay, on Poplar Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameLower Choptank River
HUC10 Number0206000505
HUC12 NamePoplar Harbor-Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600050509
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusunknown
CommentsGravid female. Salinity was 9.7 ppt.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Size577 mm TL; 1658 g
Number of Breeding Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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