Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID277070
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
Localitysmall pond drainage canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
HUC10 NameCockroach Bay-Terra Ceia Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0310020605
HUC12 NameFrog Creek
HUC12 Number031002060501
Map
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statuscollected
CommentsRescued from drainage canal being drained by county workers
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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