Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649711
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyMontgomery
LocalityPotomac River (C&O Canal), upper watershed - between lock 22 and 23
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
HUC10 NameDifficult Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000810
HUC12 NameNichols Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700081005
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size27 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/2/2021].

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