Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1524376
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityEverglades National Park, Anhinga Trail east to the end of the asphalt trail at the short dead end boardwalk
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameEverglades National Park
HUC10 Number0309020213
HUC12 NameEverglades National Park
HUC12 Number030902021300
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month2
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32393
Author:Taylor, A.T., H. von Schmeling, J.M. Long
Date:2018
Title:Photographs of wading bird depredation update invasion extent of Monopterus albus (Asian Swamp Eel)
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:17
Issue:4
Pages:N72-N76
CommentsEDDMapS Record ID 595749
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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