Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID168024
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
Localitya private pond about 2 mi SE of town of Parrish
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameManatee
HUC8 Number03100202
HUC10 NameUpper Manatee River
HUC10 Number0310020201
HUC12 NameLower Gamble Creek
HUC12 Number031002020107
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photos. This backyard floods in a heavy rainy season.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3 observed
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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