Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID280821
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitya stormwater conveyance adjacent to SR 826 [and NW 74th St.] in Miami
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020614
HUC12 NameMiami River
HUC12 Number030902061405
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen found in the mud. This feature was not inundated at the time and not did have a surficial connection to any surface waters.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size12 in.
Number Released0
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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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