Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156799
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateNC
CountyMecklenburg
LocalityCatawba River at Lake Wylie, Allen Steam Station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number3050101
HUC10 NameMountain Island Lake-Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010114
HUC12 NameLake Wylie-Catawba River
HUC12 Number030501011406
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13490
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.D. Williams.
Date:2004
Title:Snakeheads (Pisces: Channidae): A biological synopsis and risk assessment. Circular 1251.
Publisher:United States Geological Survey
Pages:143 pp
CommentsElectrofishing by NC agency biologists on 14 Aug 2002 failed to find any others; no more reported as of March 2017.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierW. Starnes, North Carolina Museum of Natural History
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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