Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695765
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyLancaster
LocalityOctoraro Lake, along boat ramp riprap
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameOctoraro Creek
HUC10 Number0205030615
HUC12 NameWest Branch Octoraro Creek
HUC12 Number020503061501
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsTwo fish caught by angler and reported to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/29/2024].

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