Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID644102
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateVA
CountyFairfax
LocalityAccotink Creek at confluence with Potomac River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NamePohick Creek
HUC10 Number0207001004
HUC12 NameAccotink Creek
HUC12 Number020700100402
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26878
Author:Lapointe, N.
Date:2014
Title:Northern Snakehead Master Dataset from tracking study.
CommentsMale
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2020].

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