Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID253746
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyMontgomery
LocalityNorthwest Branch Anacostia River just below Rt. 29 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameAnacostia River
HUC10 Number0207001002
HUC12 NameNorthwest Branch Anacostia River
HUC12 Number020700100201
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24103
Author:Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2008
Title:Freshwater Fishing Reports.
Publisher:Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
CommentsLarger specimen contained an 11 inch rainbow trout in it's stomach.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size21.5 - 27.4 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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