Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID254417
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityFrog Creek, [near Tampa Bay]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15669
Author:Collins, T.M., J.C. Trexler, L.G. Nico, and T.A. Rawlings
Date:2002
Title:Genetic diversity in a morphologically conservative invasive taxon: Multiple introductions of swamp eels to the southeastern United States.
Journal:Conservation Biology
Volume:16
Pages:1024-1035
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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