Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1724595
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyCumberland
LocalityGrantham Park Pond, Upper Allen Township, Mechanicsburg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Swatara
HUC8 Number02050305
HUC10 NameYellow Breeches Creek
HUC10 Number0205030505
HUC12 NameMiddle Yellow Breeches Creek
HUC12 Number020503050504
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsAngler report submitted to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. A single adult fish was caught and then released as the angler did not know what it was at the time. The PFBC is working with the local Township which owns the pond, on rapid response measures.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
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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