Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID242946
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityEverglades National Park south of the C-111 canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameCoral Gables
HUC10 Number0309020616
HUC12 NameEverglades National Park Frontal
HUC12 Number030902061609
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month12
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19144
Author:Kline, Jeffrey.
Date:2009
Title:Everglades National Park - Freshwater Aquatics Monitoring.
Publisher:2009 Everglades Invasive Species Summit
Commentsfirst collection within the park boundaries; salinity 2 ppt; 4.4 miles from the nearest known population
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierJeff Kline - Everglades National Park
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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