Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1652402
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCecil
LocalityElk River, at Elk Neck State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameElk River
HUC10 Number0206000202
HUC12 NameLower Elk River
HUC12 Number020600020207
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size2.5 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/25/2021].

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