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

Impact ID4373
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThere is a large industry for turtle cuisine in some cultures (including Red-eared Sliders) - it is believed that consuming turtles can bring longevity.
Reference13314
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2022].

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