Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)

Specimen ID544096
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
CountyPrince William
LocalityChopawamsic Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
HUC10 NameQuantico Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207001101
HUC12 NameChopawamsic Creek
HUC12 Number020700110105
Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25761
Author:Newhard, J.
Title:Northern snakehead tagging study data in the Potomac River, 2009-2012 (unpublished data).
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
CommentsThis collection was part of a multi-agency tagging study. Tag number from tagging survey (minimum number of a consecutive series when multiple individuals were tagged at the same site): 1121
Record TypeLiterature
Number Collected1
Sizelength range(mm): 258-258, weight range (g): 140-140


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2024].

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