Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID272803
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateGA
CountyFulton
LocalityBeaver Pond just northeast of Chattahoochee Nature Center
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Chattahoochee
HUC8 Number03130001
HUC10 NameSope Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000111
HUC12 NameMarch Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300011102
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19533
Author:Turkewitz, J.
Date:2006
Title:Alien eels slither close to Hooch: Researchers fear creatures could disrupt ecosystem.
Publisher:The Atlanta-Journal Constitution
Volume:7
Issue:25
Pages:4 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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