Wednesday, April 28, 2004
No, it's not a new recipe...according to this report from the Washington Post, a fisherman caught a northern snakehead (Channa argus) in Pine Lake, located in a park in Wheaton, Maryland. The fish was about 18 inches long. No word yet about whether it was part of a breeding population of snakeheads, or just a lone release. Within the past two years, snakeheads have also been found in Wisconsin, and of course, Crofton Pond, also in Maryland.
Update: See the actual snakehead that was caught, brought to you by Yahoo! News and the AP.
Updated map of snakehead spread in the U.S. (fresh as of 5-16-2004!):
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