NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)
Reptiles-Crocodilians
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID544906
GroupReptiles-Crocodilians
GenusCaiman
Speciescrocodilus
Common NameCommon Caiman
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitywetlands near runway at Homestead Air Reserve Base
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number3090206
Map
Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased pet
Statusunknown
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 = 2818625. "observed and euthanized."
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/23/2014].

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