Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Specimen ID1714146
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
LocalityMaiden Creek, south of Lake Ontelaunee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameMaiden Creek
HUC10 Number0204020303
HUC12 NameLower Maiden Creek
HUC12 Number020402030307
Collection Day28
Collection Month8
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Both were killed and harvested.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (U.S. Geological Survey)
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/23/2024].

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