Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

13 results for Monopterus albus (Asian Swamp Eel)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2463 Monopterus albus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Farmers observed that these eels survive long period of drought by burrowing in the moist earth... 33713
2464 Monopterus albus Infrastructure Observational Field Farmers observed that these survive long period of drought by burrowing in the moist earth such as... 33713
2465 Monopterus albus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field Given their amphibious abilities, synbranchids are capable of becoming established in habitats... 15669
2466 Monopterus albus Competition Anecdotal Field In addition, introduced swamp eels may also compete for food with native fishes and wading birds 15669
2467 Monopterus albus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The role of swamp eels in larger ponds (with higher lever predators) appears to be as a mid-level... 15758
2468 Monopterus albus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Findings of this study imply a relatively low prey consumption by Asian swamp eels in aquaculture... 16472
2469 Monopterus albus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Results of this study suggest that although swamp eels prey directly on native fishes and... 18951
2470 Monopterus albus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Laboratory Examination of the gastrointestinal tracts and associated tissues of swamp eels (M. albus) imported... 20921
2471 Monopterus albus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field - Results show that live swamp eels imported to the United States from gnathostome-endemic areas... 27211
2472 Monopterus albus Human Health Observational Field - Results show that live swamp eels imported to the United States from gnathostome-endemic areas... 27211
2473 Monopterus albus Human Health Observational Field In Thailand, 47 species of vertebrates have been reported to serve naturally as the second... 33611
2474 Monopterus albus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field In Thailand, 47 species of vertebrates have been reported to serve naturally as the second... 33611
5231 Monopterus albus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A Monopterus albus imported into the United States have been found to carry parasites, which... 33959

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