Alligator mississippiensis
Alligator mississippiensis
(American alligator)
Native Transplant

8 results for Alligator mississippiensis (American alligator)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
115839 VAAccomackLucas Creek1974 02040304 Eastern Lower Delmarvafailed
271853 VAFairfaxReston [non-specific location]2007 02070008 Middle Potomac-Catoctinfailed
115842 VAHamptonHampton1982 02080208 Hampton Roadsfailed
115840 VALouisaLake Anna, nuclear reactor cooling lagoon1978 02080106 Pamunkeyfailed
271852 VANewport NewsNewport News, Kiln Creek, near Holbrook Drive2006 02080206 Lower Jamesfailed
271851 VASmythSaltville, near hwy 1072008 06010101 North Fork Holstonfailed
115841 VAStaffordAquia Creek1982 02070011 Lower Potomacfailed
115838 VAVirginia BeachLake Smith1969 02080108 Lynnhaven-Poquosonfailed

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2021].

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