Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID260724
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyKing George
LocalityUpper Machodoc Creek (below Rt. 301 and above Colonial Beach)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameMachodoc Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001106
HUC12 NameUpper Machodoc Creek
HUC12 Number020700110601
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month2
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsSalinity at site was 7.9 ppt.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size357 mm, 424g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2020].

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