Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID282581
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StatePA
CountyDelaware
LocalityDarby Creek, in Philadelphia [Heinz National Wildlife Refuge], lagoon W side of Rt. 420
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameDarby Creek-Mantua Creek
HUC10 Number0204020205
HUC12 NameDarby Creek
HUC12 Number020402020505
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsGenetic sample taken.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size24 in.; 3 lbs.
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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