Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280565
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityLittle Hunting Creek, tidal reach from mouth to 1.7 river miles above, ca. 1.0 air miles NE of Mt. Vernon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameCameron Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001003
HUC12 NameLittle Hunting Creek-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700100307
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20908
Author:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:North Carolina Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24001
Author:Starnes, W.C., J. Odenkirk, and M.J. Ashton
Date:2011
Title:Update and analysis of fish occurrences in the lower Potomac River drainage in the vicinity of Plummers Island, Maryland-Contribution XXXI to the natural history of Plummers Island, Maryland.
Journal:Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
Volume:124
Issue:4
Pages:280-309
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 61863
VerifierStarnes, W.C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected2
Number Preserved2


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