Specimen Information

Channa maculata
Channa maculata
(Blotched Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID543471
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmaculata
Common NameBlotched Snakehead
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityHonolulu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000003
Map
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Collection Year1901
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food | released for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20915
Author:Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
Date:2011
Title:National Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Zoology Ichthyology Collection
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13715
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., J.D. Williams, R. Britz, M.N. Yamamoto, and P.V. Loiselle
Date:2004
Title:Identity of introduced snakeheads (Pisces, Channidae) in Hawai'i and Madagascar, with comments on ecological concerns.
Journal:Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii
Volume:77
Pages:1-13
Reference 3
Ref. Number:672
Author:Maciolek, J.A.
Date:1984
Title:Exotic fishes in Hawaii and other islands of Oceania.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:131-161
CommentsOriginally identified as Channa striata
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSmithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 126588
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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