Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1649636
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyDeSoto
LocalitySmall, unnamed stream on SW Kissimmiee Road, Arcadia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameJoshua Creek-Peace River
HUC10 Number0310010109
HUC12 NameLettuce Lake
HUC12 Number031001010907
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month6
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsCaptured two specimens in a minnow/crawfish trap. Trap was in water overnight in small stream on property that runs into swamp. Swamp adjoins Peace River.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierM. Neilson (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Sizeapprox. 1' TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2021].

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