Specimen Information

Channa micropeltes
Channa micropeltes
(Giant Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID35223
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmicropeltes
Common NameGiant Snakehead
StateME
CountyYork
LocalityMousam River below Springvale [Mill Street] Dam near Sanford, almost on line between the two towns
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePiscataqua-Salmon Falls
HUC8 Number01060003
HUC10 NameMousam River-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0106000302
HUC12 NameNumber One Pond-Mousam River
HUC12 Number010600030202
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalUniversity of Maine
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size325 mm TL; 271 mm SL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2021].

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