Snakehead fish are belonging to Africa and also Asia, consisting of China, Korea, as well as Thailand. They comprise about 35 varieties. They were found in Virginia in 2004 as well as have ended up being an intrusive species. They have actually been unlawfully stocked in different streams and also are found primarily near Washington D.C., Maryland, as well as Virginia. They have actually likewise been located in Michigan, Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and also The golden state. Fishermen are urged to fish and get rid of all snakeheads they capture.
If someone has a live snakehead, they are called for to speak to the Department of Game as well as Inland Fisheries to deal with the fish. They could be kept to be installed given they are killed as pointed out over, as well as after having notified the department.