Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID645168
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateDC
CountyDistrict of Columbia
LocalityAnacostia River at A1A E
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameAnacostia River
HUC10 Number0207001002
HUC12 NameLower Anacostia River
HUC12 Number020700100204
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
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Snakehead (Channa argus) data (2007-2013) from the Potomac and Anacostia rivers in the District of Columbia (unpublished).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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size540mm&1300g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/22/2020].

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