If somebody has a live snakehead, they are called for to call the Department of Video game and Inland Fisheries to dispose of the fish. They might be maintained to be placed supplied they are killed as discussed previously, and also after having actually informed the department.
Snakehead fish are belonging to Africa and also Asia, consisting of China, Korea, and also Thailand. They make up concerning 35 species. They were discovered in Virginia in 2004 and also have actually ended up being an intrusive species. They have been illegally stocked in various rivers as well as are discovered primarily near Washington D.C., Maryland, and also Virginia. They have likewise been located in Michigan, Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and also California. Fishermen are urged to fish and also get rid of all snakeheads they apprehend.