Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649715
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyBaltimore
LocalityBack River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGunpowder-Patapsco
HUC8 Number02060003
HUC10 NameBack River-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000307
HUC12 NameRedhouse Creek-Back River
HUC12 Number020600030702
Map
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Collection Day5
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
Size13 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2020].

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