Specimen Information

Channa micropeltes
Channa micropeltes
(Giant Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID879804
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesmicropeltes
Common NameGiant Snakehead
StateME
LocalitySaco River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSaco
HUC8 Number01060002
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14798
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and D.A. Hensley.
Date:1980
Title:Survey of introduced non-native fishes. Phase I Report: Introduced exotic fishes in North America: status 1979.
Publisher:Submitted to National Fishery Research Laboratory, USFWS, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:399 pp
CommentsProbably collected in the mid-1970s.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2021].

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