Specimen Information

Monopterus cuchia
Monopterus cuchia
(cuchia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1617678
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciescuchia
Common Namecuchia
StatePA
CountyBerks
LocalityCamp Mensch Mill Pond, on West Branch Perkiomen Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NamePerkiomen Creek
HUC10 Number0204020308
HUC12 NameWest Branch Perkiomen Creek
HUC12 Number020402030802
Map
+
Collection Day3
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased ceremonial
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
CommentsMultiple dead specimens, one live.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierL.G. Nico, U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral
Size50-80 cm TL


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

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

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.