Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID860797
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyDorchester
LocalityBlackwater River tidal marsh along Maple Dam Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTangier
HUC8 Number02080110
HUC10 NameBlackwater River
HUC10 Number0208011002
HUC12 NameColes Creek-Blackwater River
HUC12 Number020801100203
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusunknown
CommentsSeen swimming across the flooded road.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2019].

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