Distinguishing features of the northern snakehead include a long dorsal fin with 49-50 rays, anal fin with 31-32 rays, small anteriorly-depressed head, eye above the middle part of the upper jaw, large mouth extending well beyond the eye, villiform teeth in bands, large canine on the lower jaw and palatines, length up to 40 inches , with one report of 60 inches

Snakehead scare averted for now By JONATHAN MALAVOLTI Capital News Service Friday, October 22, 2004 - LANSING - After a northern snakehead was caught in Chicago's Burnham Harbor, Michigan officials began planning to counter More

A reproducing population of northern snakehead, one of 28 species of fish native to Asia and Africa, was discovered in a suburban Maryland pond in 2002. The pond was eventually poisoned, killing all the snakehead fish. More

The northern snakehead (Channa argus) is a type of snakehead fish native to China, Russia, and Korea. In the United States, the fish is considered to be a highly invasive species. More

Snakeheads (Channidae) are a family of freshwater fish native to Africa and Asia. These predatory fishes are distinguished by a long, sensual dorsal fin, small head with large head, large mouth and shiny teeth. More

ocellated snakehead; zmeegolov (Russian, Ussuri Basin and Lake Khanka region; Berg, 1965); her-yu (China; Evermann and Shaw, 1927); ga mul chi (Korea); kamuruchi, raigyo (Japan; Bailey and Haller, 1977; Uyeno and Arai, 1984; Hosoya, 2002). More

Snakeheads are airbreathing freshwater fishes that are not native to North America. In scientific terms, snakeheads are divided into two distinct genera: * Channa (snakeheads of Asia, Malaysia, and Indonesia); and * Parachanna (African snakeheads). More

Snakehead found in Wisconsin - By Ronnie Garrison, About. More

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(vertebrate zoology) The snakeheads, a family of fresh-water perciform fishes in the suborder Anabantoidei. More

The snakehead is a freshwater fish of the family Channidae, found in parts of Africa and Asia. There are 28 breeds of the snakehead, which is distinguished by its elongated body, long dorsal and anal fins without spines, and large mouth with canine teeth. More

The Tale Of The Cobra Snakehead (page 1 of 3) = By Jean-Francois Helias cyprinus design - Editors note: With the discovery of the exotic fish known as the Snakehead swimming in U.S. More

species called the Northern Snakehead were found in a pond in Crofton, Maryland, about 20 miles north east of Washington, D.C. The potential impact of this introduced species was considered so damaging that the event made national headlines. More

The northern snakehead is an invasive fish native to China, Russia and Korea. Other snakehead species are native to parts of Asia and Africa. More

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HOME > FISHING > SNAKEHEAD FISH INFORMATION Snakehead Fish Information * Snakeheads In The Potomac River Update (04/26/2005) * Juvenile Northern Snakehead Fish (click for high-resolution version) More

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Northern Snakehead FishPhoto of juvenile snakehead. More

This snakehead fish species is prized for its excellence in taste, even being eaten smoked or dried. More

Northern snakehead - click for larger image Northern snakehead - click for larger image Photos courtesy of Joe Perillo, Philadelphia Water Department - Other Nuisance Species Numerous other nuisance species exist in Pennsylvania waters. More

* Three species of snakehead have been recorded in the United States, in the states of California, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. More

Native To: As a family, snakeheads are native to parts of Asia and Africa. The Northern Snakehead is native to China, and possibly Korea and Russia. More

The Northern Snakehead is native to the waters of China, and possibly Korea and Russia. They are found in a wide variety of habitats and can breathe out of water from 3 to 7 days. More

It is illegal to buy, sell, grow or smoke snakeheads in most states. It is illegal to buy, sell, grow or smoke snakeheads in most states. bunny in the bush,' by wildlife authorities. More

THE SNAKEHEAD is a panoramic tale of international intrigue and a dramatic portrait of the underground economy in which Americas twelve million illegal immigrants live. More

The Northern Snakehead, Channa argus, is is a top-tier predator that can live out of water for days at a time, cross land to find new territories, and has a ferocious appetite for other fish. They have been known to eat frogs, birds, and even small mammals. More

* The Snakehead Threat * Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation * Grass Carp Permit Program * USGS Exotics Database * National Clearinghouse on Invasive Species Related information: More

A snakehead fish is a large, predatory freshwater fish native to Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other parts of Asia. There are 28 varieties of snakehead fish. The snakehead is imported to the U.S. More

Snakeheads have not been collected by our fisheries staff, or reported caught by anglers in West Virginia waters, but they have been found in a pet shop and in a home aquarium. More

Sign In or Sign Up now! A snakehead fish found in Philadelphia in 2004. UPDATE Just to clarify so no one goes insane with anger, I photographed this snakehead at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. This is ... A snakehead fish found in Philadelphia in 2004. More

Sign In or Sign Up now! 3 GIANT SNAKEHEADS FEEDING,We all went wet in making this video,luckily the cam aint had a single damage 3 GIANT SNAKEHEADS FEEDING,We all went wet in making this video,luckily the cam aint had a single damage Category: Pets & Animals Tags: snakehead channa micropeltes fish monsterfish More

Order : Perciformes
Family : Channidae
Genus : Channa
Species : Channa argus
Authority : Cantor, 1842