Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1695872
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyBerks
LocalitySchuylkill River, just below Kernsville Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameMiddle Schuylkill River
HUC10 Number0204020306
HUC12 NamePigeon Creek-Schuylkill River
HUC12 Number020402030603
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Only one fish was caught but the submitter indicated several others were observed.
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 [5/18/2024].

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