Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID269629
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyNorthumberland
LocalityHampton Hall Branch [~2 mi S of Kinsale]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameNomini Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001108
HUC12 NameYeocomico River
HUC12 Number020700110804
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size608 mm, 2.024 kg


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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