Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1714185
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyLancaster
LocalitySusquehanna River, mouth of Fishing Creek near Drumore, PA.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameFishing Creek-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061709
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month9
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The fish was caught and killed by bowfishing and weighed 9.8 lbs.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierS. Hartzell (Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size9.8 lbs


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