Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657503
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyWicomico
LocalityWetipquin Creek, at Tyaskin Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameLower Nanticoke River
HUC10 Number0208010905
HUC12 NameWetipquin Creek-Nanticoke River
HUC12 Number020801090505
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMaryland Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size28 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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