Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695517
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityChester Creek, at Delaware County Field and Stream Association
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameRaccoon Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020206
HUC12 NameChester Creek
HUC12 Number020402020605
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsReport submitted by angler to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Angler submitted a video of one fish in the water in situ.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.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 [5/21/2024].

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