Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657511
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMS
CountyBolivar
LocalityLake Whittington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Greenville
HUC8 Number08030100
HUC10 NameLake Ferguson-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0803010001
HUC12 Name80301000100
HUC12 Number080301000100
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2021].

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