Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657907
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyChester
LocalityBig Elk Creek, downstream of Hodgson Run
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameElk River
HUC10 Number0206000202
HUC12 NameBig Elk Creek
HUC12 Number020600020203
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsObserved and photographed by PFBC staff.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2021].

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