Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658043
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyPike
LocalityDelaware River, between Eshback Access and Buck Bar
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Mongaup-Brodhead
HUC8 Number02040104
HUC10 NameRaymondskill Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010407
HUC12 NameHornbecks Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401040705
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusunknown
CommentsConfirmed by photo. A precise location was not taken at the time of the capture, therefore the location was arbitrarily assigned to the Pennsylvania side of the river which is shared with New Jersey.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2024].

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