Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID277047
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyAnne Arundel
LocalityRhode River (at Fox Point on Muddy Creek)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameHerring Bay-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000404
HUC12 NameRhode River-West River
HUC12 Number020600040401
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsMature female with eggs. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Size58 cm TL
Number of Breeding Females1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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