Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID266772
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityPalmetto, pond at Coach House mobile park, 23 Imperial Avenue
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameCockroach Bay-Terra Ceia Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020605
HUC12 NameCockroach Bay-Terra Ceia Bay Frontal
HUC12 Number031002060502
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month1
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Comments"Found 2 dead eels in the water, near shore on north side of pond." This sighting is unverified.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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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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