Specimen Information

Macrognathus siamensis
Macrognathus siamensis
(Spotfin Spiny Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242770
GroupFishes
GenusMacrognathus
Speciessiamensis
Common NameSpotfin Spiny Eel
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityAnhinga trail in Everglades National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameEverglades National Park
HUC10 Number0309020213
HUC12 NameEverglades National Park
HUC12 Number030902021300
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month11
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
CommentsSpiny eels were observed being consumed by little blue heron and cormorant. Photo attached.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJeff Kline
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/20/2022].

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