Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695870
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyBerks
LocalityMaiden Creek, just below Blue Falls Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameMaiden Creek
HUC10 Number0204020303
HUC12 NameLower Maiden Creek
HUC12 Number020402030307
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month7
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The angler caught and killed one adult fish.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/22/2024].

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