Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID645114
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateDC
CountyDistrict of Columbia
LocalityPotomac River near Chain Bridge Rd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
HUC10 NameRock Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000810
HUC12 NamePimmit Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700081005
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26873
Author:Lyon, Luke.
Date:2014
Title:Northern Snakehead (Channa argus) data (2007-2013) from the Potomac and Anacostia rivers in the District of Columbia (unpublished).
Publisher:District Department of the Environment
CommentsTag Number = 224.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size615mm&2100g


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