Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32047
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityManatee County roadside ditch and a drainage ditch
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Comments1 preserved; 1 escaped
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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