Specimen Information

Channa micropeltes
Channa micropeltes
(Giant Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42499
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmicropeltes
Common NameGiant Snakehead
StateRI
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsOriginal NAS itemnumber 853. Found in unnamed pond, no specific location given. The collection year is probably from the mid to late 1970s. Could be same collectors as for #35223 (Original NAS itemnumber 852, uses same detailed data sheet).
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of Maine
Museum Cat NumberUME 343
VerifierUniversity of Maine
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size209 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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