Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657910
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNJ
CountyWarren
LocalityMiddle Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DEWA)). Shallow backchannel near Poxono Island (upstream of Poxono Boat Launch).
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Mongaup-Brodhead
HUC8 Number02040104
HUC10 NameFlat Brook-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010410
HUC12 NameVancampens Brook-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401041005
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusunknown
CommentsInformation relayed to DEWA from Upper Delaware via angler report and photos. Shallow backchannel near Poxono Island (upstream of Poxono Boat Launch). Report stated many fry were visible.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/2/2021].

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