Specimen Information

Monopterus cuchia
Monopterus cuchia
(cuchia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1418451
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciescuchia
Common Namecuchia
StateMI
CountySaginaw
LocalityTittabawassee River at Center Road boat launch in Saginaw Township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTittabawassee
HUC8 Number04080201
HUC10 NameTittabawassee River
HUC10 Number0408020106
HUC12 NameParker Swamp Drain-Tittabawassee River
HUC12 Number040802010607
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33959
Author:Nico, L.G., A.J. Ropicki, J.V. Kilian, and M. Harper
Date:2019
Title:Asian swamp eels in North America linked to the live-food trade and prayer-release rituals
Journal:Aquatic Invasions
Volume:14
Issue:4
Pages:775-814
CommentsFound alive near boat launch.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 242918
VerifierMichigan Dept. of Natural Resources - Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size~26 in.
Photo
Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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