NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Trachemys scripta elegans
(Red-eared Slider)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID287080
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusTrachemys
Speciesscripta
Subspecieselegans
Common NameRed-eared Slider
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityPrivate residence swimming pool
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number3090202
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:The University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2012
Title:EDDMapS database.
CommentsEDDMapS record ID = 2417514. "Found these two newly hatched red eared sliders swimming in my backyard pool this morning. My yard must be a regular breeding ground for them as each year I find at least one in my pool or skimmer!"
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2014].

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