Snakehead fish

The following photos show a Snakehead fish (Channa sp.) spotted along the boardwalk during a photowalk through the central wetland area at Huntley Meadows Park on 06 September 2013. Snakehead is an exotic species of fish (non-native) that threatens to disrupt the marshland ecosystem at the park. This individual is approximately 12 inches (30.48 cm) in length.

Snakehead fish (Channa sp.)

Snakehead fish (Channa sp.)

Snakehead fish (Channa sp.)

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