Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1657212
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateGA
CountyFulton
LocalityChattahoochee River, backwater marsh near the Chattahoochee Nature Center
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Chattahoochee
HUC8 Number03130001
HUC10 NameSope Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000111
HUC12 NameMarch Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300011102
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:35674
Author:Taylor, A.T., M.R. Bangs, and J.M. Long
Date:2021
Title:Sibship reconstruction with SNPs illuminates the scope of a cryptic invasion of Asian Swamp Eels (Monopterus albus) in Georgia, USA
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:23
Pages:569-580
CommentsCollected between June and August
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected67
Year Class2015
Size20–98 mm TL
Number Preserved67
Number of Juveniles67


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2024].

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