Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID283255
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityLittle Choptank River [in a headwater ditch]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChoptank
HUC8 Number02060005
HUC10 NameLittle Choptank River
HUC10 Number0206000504
HUC12 NameFishing Creek-Little Choptank River
HUC12 Number020600050401
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
CommentsCaught in a turtle trap.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size26 in. TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/12/2019].

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