Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1714122
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyChester
LocalityOctoraro Creek, below Pine Grove covered bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameOctoraro Creek
HUC10 Number0205030615
HUC12 NameTweed Creek-Octoraro Creek
HUC12 Number020503061502
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month8
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsAngler report summitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The angler harvested the fish.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/26/2024].

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