Specimen Information

Monopterus albus
Monopterus albus
(Asian Swamp Eel)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID785507
GroupFishes
GenusMonopterus
Speciesalbus
Common NameAsian Swamp Eel
StateFL
CountyManatee
LocalityFrog Creek, just W of Terra Ceia Preserve
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 Day30
Collection Month11
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27211
Author:Cole, R.A., A. Choudhury, L.G. Nico, and K.M. Griffin.
Date:2014
Title:Gnathostoma spp. in live Asian Swamp Eels (Monopterus spp.) from food markets and wild populations, United States.
Journal:Emerging Infectious Diseases
Volume:20
Issue:4
Pages:634-642
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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