Is the giant snakehead fish an invasive species? If so where did it originate and where did they begin to populate?
Yes, it is an invasive species.
The giant snakehead fish is an invasive species. Originating from Southeast Asia, including Cambodia, Vietnam, Borneo, and Thailand. It was released through fish markets. The first reported case of the fish in America was in Maryland in 2002. This is an invasive species because preys on and competes with native species.