Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1655283
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityRetention pond at corner of White Eagle Blvd and State Route 70, Lakewood Ranch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameManatee
HUC8 Number03100202
HUC10 NameLower Manatee River
HUC10 Number0310020202
HUC12 NameUpper Braden River
HUC12 Number031002020201
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
CommentsEaten by bald eagle
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2021].

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