Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID261898
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityPotomac River at the base of Great Falls
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
HUC10 NameDifficult Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000810
HUC12 NameNichols Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700081005
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2020].

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