Specimen Information

Monopterus cuchia
(cuchia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1613642
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciescuchia
Common Namecuchia
StateLA
CountyOrleans
LocalityBayou St. John /south of RR&I610 bridges / west bank
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameMetairie Canal-Canal No 2
HUC12 Number080902030103
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day18
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased ceremonial | released for food
Statusunknown
CommentsOver seven sample sites, 50 total specimens where caught. With over 25 being juveniles ranging in TL from 43-69mm. About 25 Adults ranging in TL from 292-455. Captures from: Krysal Huggins (Xavier University New Orleans)/Peter Martinat (Xavier University New Orleans)/Frank Jordan (Loyola University New Orleans)/Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Sampling at this site occurred: 6/18, 6/24, 6/26, and 7/9
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierFrank Jordan (Loyola University New Orleans)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2019].

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