Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID282798
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNJ
CountyBurlington
LocalityCrystal Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrosswicks-Neshaminy
HUC8 Number02040201
HUC10 NameAssiscunk Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020104
HUC12 NameVan Sciver Lake-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020402010404
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month4
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo. Reported another catch in August 2011 to NJ Fish and Wildlife.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~14-16 in.
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2020].

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