Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32439
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateGA
CountyFulton
LocalityChattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell in a spring-fed pond, north side of Chattahoochee River about 1 mile west of Rt 19 and 1 to 2 miles west of Rt. 400.
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 Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentspond choked w/ Elodea.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierWayne Starnes-Smithsonian
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuv
Size~10 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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