Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1655282
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountySarasota
LocalityCanal, ~100m south of Palmer Blvd at Celery Fields
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSarasota Bay
HUC8 Number03100201
HUC10 NameLittle Sarasota Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020102
HUC12 NamePhilippee Creek
HUC12 Number031002010203
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day6
Collection Month1
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture | released for food
Statusunknown
Commentseaten by Great Blue Heron
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2021].

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