Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID886101
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
LocalityMattawoman Creek
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Potomac
HUC8 Number02070011
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsState record to date.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMaryland Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size17.49 lbs.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2021].

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