Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID288937
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyCaroline
LocalityRappahannock River, just upstream from Hick's Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Rappahannock
HUC8 Number02080104
HUC10 NameMill Creek-Rappahannock River
HUC10 Number0208010402
HUC12 NameGoldenvale Creek-Rappahannock River
HUC12 Number020801040203
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
CommentsNo vegetation in the vicinity.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size623 mm
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2021].

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