Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID259814
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNY
CountyNew York
LocalityHarlem Meer, a 10-acre isolated waterbody in Central Park, Manhattan
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number02030101
HUC10 NameSaw Mill River-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0203010104
HUC12 NameEast River-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020301010405
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusfailed
CommentsNYSDEC received an angler report of one caught in Fall 2012. None collected by NYSDEC in May 2013.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size640 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2020].

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