Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695866
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyBerks
LocalityBlue Marsh Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsTwo adult Northern Snakehead were caught and killed by anglers and reported to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. This appears to be the first record for this reservoir.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/23/2024].

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