Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280570
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCharles
LocalityPotomac River, Mattawoman Creek tidal embayment, ca. 2.2 miles of lower reach from Smallwood State Park area upstream to above mouth of Marbury Run, 3.1-1.1 air miles SW-S center Indian Head
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameQuantico Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001101
HUC12 NameMarbury Run-Mattawoman Creek
HUC12 Number020700110102
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
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.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 67263
VerifierStarnes, W.C.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Preserved5


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