Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280568
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyStafford
LocalityAquia Creek, upper tidal portion (Government Island area), 11.0 air miles NNE center of Fredericksburg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NamePotomac Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001102
HUC12 NameLower Aquia Creek
HUC12 Number020700110203
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
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.
CommentsSpecimens are very young of the year dipped from an aggregation ("ball") numbering thousands and under guard by a parent. Most of sample was given live to UFSWS (Annapolis or Patuxant?) biologist for study.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 65191
VerifierStarnes, W.C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Preserved23
Number of Juveniles23


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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