northern snakehead

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Noun1.northern snakehead - a voracious freshwater fish that is native to northeastern China; can use fin to walk and can survive out of water for three days; a threat to American populations of fish
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
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The great northern snakehead, white type Channa argus is one of the most important economic and conservational fish in China, but an uncertain classification has existed for many years.
In 2008, northern snakeheads (Channa argus) were discovered in Ridgebury Lake in the town of Wawayanda, Orange County.
Northern snakehead (Channa argus) Native to China, these fish have a mouth full of teeth and can survive for a period of time out of the water.