Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1713971
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyLancaster
LocalitySusquehanna River, between Norman Wood Bridge and Holtwood Damn
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month7
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Location coordinates are just an approximate pin based on locality description. The angler did not know what the fish was upon capture and released it.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Released1


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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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