Specimen Information

Channa micropeltes
Channa micropeltes
(Giant Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42498
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmicropeltes
Common NameGiant Snakehead
StateRI
CountyKent
LocalityJohnson's Pond, in Coventry [Johnson's Pond/Flat River Reservoir]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 NamePawtuxet River
HUC10 Number0109000406
HUC12 NameHeadwaters South Branch Pawtuxet River
HUC12 Number010900040602
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordnation
VerifierRhode Island Div. Fish & Game
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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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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