Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID646513
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
Localitystormwater pond, Kirkwood Hwy, Newark
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBrandywine-Christina
HUC8 Number02040205
HUC10 NameWhite Clay Creek
HUC10 Number0204020503
HUC12 NameLower White Clay Creek
HUC12 Number020402050308
Map
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Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
CommentsThis pond has no direct connection to nearby stream in which a Northern Snakehead could occur; possibly illegally stocked.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2020].

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