Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID253213
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNY
CountyOrange
LocalityCatlin Creek just below Ridgebury Lake in Wawayanda
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRondout
HUC8 Number02020007
HUC10 NameMiddle Wallkill River
HUC10 Number0202000702
HUC12 NameRutgers Creek
HUC12 Number020200070206
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month5
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statuseradicated
CommentsSee voucher photo. Eradication attempted with rotenone over a 2 mile stretch of the Creek and Ridgebury Lake in fall of 2008 and spring of 2009.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size~12 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/26/2021].

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