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.
- Staff Manages Snakehead Threat at Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County Park Authority blog
- Northern Snakeheads: New Burke Lake Residents, Fairfax County Park Authority blog
- Northern Snakehead – Frequently Asked Questions, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
- Do You Know the Difference? Similar-Appearing Native Fishes, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
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