Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID288349
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountySpotsylvania
LocalityRappahannock River, at mouth of Massaponax Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rappahannock
HUC8 Number02080104
HUC10 NameMassaponax Creek-Rappahannock River
HUC10 Number0208010401
HUC12 NameMuddy Creek-Rappahannock River
HUC12 Number020801040104
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size27 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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