Caiman crocodilus
Caiman crocodilus
(Common Caiman)

Impact ID4778
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Puerto Rico, nonindigenous Micropterus salmoides (Largemouth Bass) and Cichla ocellaris (Peacock Cichlid) that occur in waters with nonindigenous Caiman crocodilus are infested with larval caiman tongueworms (Pentastomida, Sebekidae).
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationPuerto Rico

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