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Snakeheads Return to Maryland

Remember the snakehead scare from several years back? It's not quite a "scare" this time, but one of the nefarious creatures was recently discovered near Annapolis.

From the Post:

A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River.

The 23-inch snakehead was found in the Rhode River last Thursday by biologists from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center taking annual fish samples by net.

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