Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID558235
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyNorthumberland
LocalityChesapeake Bay, at Reedville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreat Wicomico-Piankatank
HUC8 Number02080102
HUC10 NameGreat Wicomico River-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0208010201
HUC12 NameCockrell Creek-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020801020103
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size7.6 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/8/2022].

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