Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID255381
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateNJ
CountyCamden
LocalitySilver Lake in Gibbsboro
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameCooper River-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020204
HUC12 NameCooper River
HUC12 Number020402020404
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18143
Author:Murray, B.T.
Date:2008
Title:Slippery predator invades a lake.
Publisher:The Star-Ledger
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18144
Author:Murray, B.T.
Date:2008
Title:Asian swamp eel threatens native N.J. wildlife.
Publisher:The Star-Ledger (NJ.com)
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierDr. Leo Nico, U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100s
Photo
Monopterus albus


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