Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658467
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNY
CountySullivan
LocalityBashakill Marsh, near Wurtsboro
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Mongaup-Brodhead
HUC8 Number02040104
HUC10 NameBasher Kill
HUC10 Number0204010402
HUC12 NameBasher Kill
HUC12 Number020401040203
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36814
Author:New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)
Date:2021
Title:DEC investigating prevalence of invasive Northern Snakehead in Bashakill Marsh after angler report
CommentsNew York State DEC confirmed the identity by photo.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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