This legislation will support the prevention, early detection, rapid response and eradication of invasive species, such as giant hogweed and 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.
The unusual fish caught in an Orange County pond is identified as a northern snakehead
(Channa argus), an Asian fish popular in live fish markets.
The forecast map for northern snakehead
predicts its highest likelihood of spreading around populations centers on the mid- and northeastern Atlantic slope, as well as possibly to warmer parts of the southeastern U.
Washington, August 8 ( ANI ): A Spotsylvania County plumber broke two world records as he caught a 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead
, which is officially the biggest ever caught, according to the International Game Fish Association.
An adult northern snakehead
was discovered last Thursday by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, Maryland.
In the summer of 2002, I was asked by the Smithsonian Institution Press to write a book on the discovery and supposed eradication of the northern snakehead
fish, which had been found reproducing in a Maryland pond, just a short drive from the nation's capital.
2) The northern snakehead
, a voracious predatory fish originally from Asia and Africa that could decimate native fish populations; and
Another invader is the northern snakehead
, a fish that can be 3 feet long and weigh 15 pounds or more.
The Northern snakehead
fish is a little different from the 388 animal species currently listed as endangered: Federal guidelines say the invasive Asian species is a major threat to native wildlife, and the Virginia state government asks anglers who find one to "kill it humanely with a blow to the head.
anglers had only the northern snakehead
fish to fear.
A Glendale man was arrested Friday on suspicion of illegally importing the northern snakehead
fish, a banned species that can breathe air, walk on land and devour native fish and animals.