Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1713696
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyLancaster
LocalitySusquehanna River approximately 100 years upstream of Muddy Creek Boating access area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameMuddy Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061708
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The angler killed the fish.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/24/2024].

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